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Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Plan – History

Curriculum Area: Humanities: History

National Curriculum 2018-19

Overview of Course Content

During Year  History lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • The Treaty of Versailles & how Hitler came to power
  • Hitler’s foreign policy & Causes of WW2
  • Britain & Germany at war
  • The Holocaust
  • The Cold War
  • The Civil Rights Movement

 

Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work

The Treaty of Versailles & how Hitler came to power

Knowledge Test & source questions – What was the Treaty of Versailles and how did Hitler come to power?

 

Autumn 2

Unit of Work

Hitler’s foreign policy & Causes of WW2

 

Knowledge Test & source questions – What was Hitler’s foreign policy and why did it lead to WW2?

Spring 1

Unit of Work

Britain & Germany at war

 

 

Source paper & evaluation essay – Was evacuation good for everyone?

Spring 2

Unit of Work

The Holocaust

 

Practical assessment – How should the Holocaust be remembered?

Summer 1

Unit of Work:

The Cold War

 

Essay – ‘The Cuban Missile Crisis changed the world’. How far do you agree?

Summer 2

Unit of Work

The Civil Rights Movement

 

Knowledge Test & source questions – How did life change for African Americans between 1955 and 1975?