Archive for November, 2011

Mr Upton’s work 9LW

Posted: November 27, 2011 in Uncategorized

21/11/11 – Homework

  • Read and make notes on the Somme based on the handouts ‘Lions led by Donkeys’ and Haig ‘Butcher of the Somme’

 

28/11/11 – Lesson and Homework

  • Carry out further research on the Field Marshall Haig and the Battle of the Somme using resources on the blog and internet
  • Complete an essay plan (you have the option to submit this on Tuesday 29th November for comments)
  • Complete the following essay – Was Field Marshall Haig the ‘Butcher of the Somme’? 
  • [Include a bibliography and remember to consider both sides of the argument]

Mr Upton’s work 8FC

Posted: November 27, 2011 in Uncategorized

21/11/11 – Homework

  • Read chapter 11 of the handout ‘Oliver Cromwell: dictator?’
  • Answer the following questions in your exercise books;

1. Using Sources A, C and D write down 3 points why you think Cromwell became Lord Protector

2. What image of Cromwell does Source B give you?  Describe in a short paragraph.

3. How does this differ from what Cromwell says in Source D?  Describe in a short paragraph.

4. Using bullet points note down what evidence you can find in sources A-G that people’s ideas about Cromwell changed as time went on.

5. Write a short paragraph describing why you think people’s ideas might have changed.

 

28/11/11 – Lesson and Homework

  • Read chapter 12 of the handout ‘Cromwell in Ireland’
  • Answer questions 1-2 in your exercise books
  • Create a table in your exercise books similar to the one below.  Note a minimum of 3 points supported with evidence from the handout in each column.

 

Oliver Cromwell was a hero Oliver Cromwell was a villain
1. 1.

 

2. 2.

 

3.

 

3.

 

Homework for both weeks will be handed in on Monday 5 December.

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