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Home Learning Activities

 

19.08.13

Added Value Unit

Individual research on chosen topic

 

26.08.13

 

 

Added Value Unit

Individual research on chosen topic

 

02.09.13

 

 

Added Value Unit

Write up of project

09.09.13

 

 

Added Value Unit

Final changes of project before handing in

16.09.13

 

 

The American West – Wagons

Create a mind map of the reasons discussed in class and seen in the clas video for the “dangers of travelling by wagon”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGontj_DoKs (copy of video in class)

 

 

23.09.13

 

 

The American West – Gold Mining

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxekRM5-uMU (gold rush recap)

Describe how the “Gold Rush” impacted on the West.

 

30.09.13

 

 

The American West – Mormons

Why did people dislike the Mormons?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tpz5lIGS85k (further learning watch from 19mins)

 

Detail the cities/states that the Mormons travelled through and describe why they had to move on – create a timeline of events.

 

 

21.10.13

 

The American West – Homesteaders

 

Bitesize Revision

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/americanwest/homesteadersproblemsrev1.shtml

 

Bitesize Test

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/americanwest/homesteadersproblems/quiz/q28206603/

 

 

 

28.10.13

 

 

 

The American West – Railways

Grade maker questions on Westward Expansion.

 

04.11.13

 

 

 

The American West – Indians

http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/plains.html

Collect information on your assigned area to present back to the class.

 

18.11.13

 

 

 

The American West – Indian Wars

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/history/usa_1850_1880/american_west_littlebighorn/revision/5/

How did the Americans win the West?

Read the link above and test yourself on the Bitesize quiz

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/history/usa_1850_1880/american_west_littlebighorn/quiz/q68273001/

 

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Home Learning Activities

25.11.13

 

 

 

The American West – Kansas Nebraska/ Rise of Republicans

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/static/neh/interactives/sectionalism/lesson3/lesson.swf  Interactive Map of the reaction to the Missouri Compromise

 

02.12.13

 

 

 

The American West – Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg7xTokt5lw

Use this movie presentation to determine what Abraham Lincoln’s views were on slaves and slavery.

 

09.12.13

 

 

 

The American West – Secession and Civil War

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p09yREnMY5Q

 

(Harper’s Ferry, Election 1860, Fort Sumter and Secession)

 

16.12.13

 

 

The American West - Reconstruction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIC8ifQlDVY&list=PLE742A47D59B13037

Aftershock – Beyond the Civil War Parts 1-9

Helps to consolidate learning of the Reconstruction era after the Civil War ends.