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History Final Assignment

This time, your history test will be individual and at home. You’ll have to do research and investigate certain topics you have not studies in class. I am giving you all the websites you need to find the necessary information. … Continue reading

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Henry II and Thomas Becket

Let’s work on this problem and discuss what we believe it happened. Henry II de Pato_Ch Answer  1: Give reasons  why Henry II appointed Thomas Becket as (a) chancellor; (b) archbishop of Canterbury. 2: How did Becket’s behaviour change after … Continue reading

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William of Normandy changed the history of Europe

Let’s work on the video https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-normans-changed-the-history-of-europe-mark-robinson#review The video shows the Bayeux Tapestry that illustrates the battle of Hastings and the song refers to William as the first Norman king. The lyrics are not given but it is easy to follow. … Continue reading

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Norman England

Read about the Battle of Hastings Here another link to help you understand: http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/bt/what.htm 2. Watch the following video 3. Explain what happened with your own words. 4. Who finally became King of England? 5.Find a picture of a Norman … Continue reading

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Who should be the next king of England?

King Edward lll of England (called “The Confessor”  because he built Westminster Abbey) died on  January 5, 1066, after a reign of 23 years. Leaving no  heirs, Edward’s passing ignited a three-way rivalry  for the crown that culminated in the … Continue reading

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The pen is mightier that the sword

After lots of hard work we have completed our comprehension project. You were able to Students will be able to: – Interpret texts, documents, and other forms of evidence, in their historical context. – Understand how countries are formed and … Continue reading

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Final Project: Conflicts in the world today

Choose a conflict to investigate Include: -Contries participating -Conflict: what is happening? -Illustrate with pictures and find sources. -What could be a solution? YEMEM https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29319423 2. US-Chinese Tensions https://www.ted.com/talks/graham_allison_is_war_between_china_and_the_us_inevitable/transcript https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44529600 3. Afghanistan https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/15214375 4. Syria https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/16979186 5. Cameroon https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/world/cameroon-anglophone-crisis/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.951fd9ae1410 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flfUbOd_17M … Continue reading

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Final product: The Pen is more powerful than the sword

Here the first part towards our final product! Let’s imagine Alfred the Great has a facebook profile Create his profile  https://www.classtools.net/FB/home-page -What would he post? -Who could be his friends? Prepare a timeline: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/timeline_2/ Include: -all the inhabitants of the British … Continue reading

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The Anglo-Saxons

Take a lo0k at the following presentation and takes notes about the Anglo-Saxons. Anglo saxons from Pato_Ch How are they different from the Romans? Here a link to the BBC page with some important information about how Anglo-saxons lived. https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zq2m6sg

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Roman-Britain

When the Romans came to Britain they brought their way of life with them. Over time, the people of Britain and the Romans mixed. The Britons began to live the Roman lifestyle and the Romans took on local customs. The … Continue reading

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