Our 2nd topic of the term is
Famous Greeks & Travel Writers
We will be starting with an Inspiration morning, where we will dress in traditional clothing, eat Greek foods, and have an Olympic morning. Following the Inspirational start we will be covering the objectives listed below.
To study Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world.
Gain a historical perspective
Understand connections between national and international history
Gain chronological secure knowledge
Devise historically valid questions
Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content .
Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.
Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
As historians we will understand:
Place key dates in chronological order.
How and why the Greek Empire grew.
How the political system worked in Ancient Greece.
How this political system has influenced modern democracy.
Ask historical questions.
Understand that knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources both written and pictorial. Use this to answer questions.
Retell the Battle of Marathon.
Use evidence to support their opinions and draw conclusions.
Know how The Olympic Games began.
As a user of technology we will:
Showcase media content
Our English lessons will also be linked to our topic and we will be producing some of the following during the topic.
Physical and human geographical comparisons
Biography on a famous Greek
Report on the influence of ancient Greece on the western world
Battle of Marathon Recount
Our homework timetable