Year 7 History Enquiry at Tallis
Tallis History Department Resources
In this Unit students should aspire to show detailed knowledge of the role of the Church in peoples lives in the early 16th Century and a range of criticisms of the Church; describe in detail the different types of causes of the break with Rome and exactly how Henry actually carried this out; to make sophisticated observations on the extent to which England was united by the Church of England; select, organise and use relevant information from historical sources to analyse and evaluate the utility of evidence to answer sophisticated historical questions and suggest reasons for different interpretations.
In this Unit students should aspire to develop a detailed knowledge of the causes, course and aftermath of the English civil wars; give reasons for the outbreak of the civil wars and evaluate the responsibility of Charles I for them relative to other factors; explain the relative importance of the causes of the Parliamentary victory; analyse disagreements on how the country should be governed; evaluate different ways in which Cromwell has been interpreted; assess and reach conclusions on how far the balance of power between the monarchy and parliament changed after the Restoration 1660 and the Glorious Revolution 1688.
In this Unit students should aspire to develop a detailed knowledge of the growth, devastation and rebuilding of the city of London during the 17th and 18th century; use visual sources to comment in detail on the growth and diversity of life in London before 1660; explain and assess the effects of the Great plague on London in 1665; to analyse and evaluate who was to blame for the Great Fire of London in 1666; assess and evaluate how ambitious the plans for the rebuilding of London were in the late 17th century; assess complex patterns of change and continuity in the development of Greenwich in the period 1550-1811.
In this Unit students should aspire to develop a detailed knowledge of the causes, course and consequences of the French Revolution; give reasons for the outbreak of the revolution and evaluate the responsibility of Louis XVI for them relative to other factors; analyse the consequences of the revolution for different groups by 1793; evaluate different ways in which Lois has been interpreted; assess and reach conclusions on the usefulness of cartoons as evidence in showing how unequal French society was in the 1780’s.
In this Unit students should aspire to categorise and evaluate the differing casual factors, an understanding that differing interpretations exist and how evidence and be used to reach a substantiated conclusion. Using evidence on Napoleon’s rise to power, effects on Europe and rule of France to describe and comment on differing interpretations of Napoleon They will learn to explain how differing factors can lead to the existence of different interpretations and evaluate these and other evidence to reach a reasoned conclusion.
In this Unit students should aspire to develop a detailed knowledge of the reasons for the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire and the growing involvement of Britain; analyse the significance of different causal factors and reach substantiated conclusions; analyse a range of sources of evidence including art and architecture and reach a detailed understanding and appreciation of the strengths and limitations in the utility of historical evidence for understanding Mughal achievements. Make critical use of a range of sources to reach substantiated conclusions about life in Mughal India; use a wide range of technical vocabulary in relation to their knowledge and understanding of the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire
History Enquiry links and homework
Unit 1 links
BBC History Reformation
SchoolHistory Reformation Links
The National Archives
TES LinksSimon Schama History of Britain Documentary
Unit 2 links
BBC History Civil WarHistoryonthenet Civil War
SchoolHistory Civil War Links
The National Archives
Monarchy David Starky Documentary
Simon Schama History of Britain Documentary
Unit 3 links
Unit 4 links
Unit 5 links
Unit 6 links