Year 8 History

How significant were the Tudors?

  • Use basic historical vocabulary in your work and occasionally use some new vocabulary about the Tudors.
  • Know the chronological place of the Tudors in British History.
  • Use general and mostly relevant knowledge and information about the Tudors in your descriptions and understand the link to the historical concept of significance.
  • Use basic knowledge and understanding of the Tudors, significant events, people and changes.
  • Understand the language of significance identifying important people, events and changes. Construct an explanation about a significant aspect of the Tudors’ reign.
  • Begin to analyse and explain why different events, people and changes historically significant.
  • Know the criteria to assess how significant an event, person or change was.
  • Give a basic evaluation of how significant the Tudors were in British history.

What were the consequences of the Stuarts reign?

  • Use basic historical vocabulary in your work and occasionally use some new vocabulary about the Stuarts.
  • Know the chronological place of the Tudors in British History.
  • Use general and mostly relevant knowledge and information about the Stuarts in your descriptions and understand the link to the historical concept of cause and consequence.
  • Use basic knowledge and understanding of several key consequences of the Stuart reign.
  • Understand the language of cause and consequence to identify important people, events and changes.
  • Construct an explanation of a cause for a change and a consequence of it.
  • Begin to analyse the links between different causes and consequences with in the reign of the Stuarts.
  • Understand the impact of the consequences on Britain, its political structure and power.
  • Give a basic evaluation of consequences of the Stuart reign.

Why do historians disagree that everyday life improved between 1500 and 1750?

  • Use basic historical vocabulary in your work and occasionally use some new vocabulary about everyday life and interpretations.
  • Know the chronological place of Early Modern Britain in British History.
  • Use general and mostly relevant knowledge and information about different historians and everyday life in your descriptions and understand the link to the historical concept of interpretations.
  • Use basic knowledge and understanding of everyday life between 1500 – 1750, historical interpretations and historians.
  • Understand the language of interpretation to identify historian’s viewpoints on everyday life.
  • Construct an explanation about an aspect of everyday life.
  • Identify a section of a historian’s interpretation and link it to an aspect of everyday life between 1500-1750 and describe if it was accurate.
  • Give a basic evaluation of the accuracy of an interpretation of everyday life.

Why was slavery evident, and yet unpunished?

  • Use basic historical vocabulary in your work and occasionally use some new vocabulary about slavery and the slave trade.
  • Know the chronological place of slavery and the slave trade in British History.
  • Use general and mostly relevant knowledge and information about the slave trade in your descriptions and understand the link to the historical concept of interpretations.
  • Use basic knowledge and understanding of the slave trade, its abolition and evidence about the topic.
  • Understand the language of utility to identify evidence about the slave trade and its abolition.
  • Construct an explanation about either why the slave trade started, was so terrible, was abolished understanding the utility of evidence involved.
  • Make a supported inference about the past by using a source and the detail contained within it.
  • Identify the utility and reliability of a source.
  • Identify evidence of slavery, the slave trade and its abolition.
  • Give a basic evaluation of the actions of those involved in the slave trade and its abolition.

Did Britain change between 1750 and 1900?

  • Use basic historical vocabulary in your work and occasionally use some new vocabulary about Industrial Britain.
  • Know Industrial Britain’s chronological place in British History.
  • Use general and mostly relevant knowledge and information of Industrial Britain in your descriptions and understand the link to the historical concept of change and continuity.
  • Use basic knowledge and understanding of Industrial Britain.
  • Understand the language of change to identify developments in Industrial Britain.
  • Understand changes are measured in different ways in Britain between 1750-1900 (e.g. political, economic, pace, extent) and apply this to at least one example Industrial Britain.
  • Know that changes differ depending on the timescale or the person looking at the change.
  • Construct an explanation about a change and continuity for Britain between 1750 - 1900.
  • Give a basic evaluation of the change or continuity during Britain 1750 – 1900.