Are kings and queens really important?
As a historian:
- I can describe how artefacts, pictures and documents tell us about monarchs of the past.
- I can use different sources to find out about certain monarchs.
- I can describe when different monarchs reigned in England.
- I can say what happens in the country when different monarchs were on the throne.
- I can describe some interesting facts about monarchs from the past.
- I can find out about my family tree from talking to someone older.
- I can compare a timeline of the monarchs of England with a timeline of my family history.
- I can say how past monarchs have changed things for us today.
- I can research a monarch from the past.
How did we find out about the world?
Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong
· Place key events of the history of space travel on a timeline.
· Compare this timeline to the timeline of your family—where do key events in your family’s life cross over with the key events in space travel?
· Compare Neil Armstrong and Tim Peake. Where are they from? What were their achievements? What are their similarities and differences?
· Explain what caused the 1969 moon landing.
· Explain what effects the 1969 moon landing had on history.
· Use words such as before, after, past, present, then and now to describe the history of space travel.
Here is some of the work which we have been doing remotely on Neil Armstrong.
Recount of the 1969 Moon Landing
· Place key events of Christopher Columbus’ life on a timeline.
· Compare this timeline to the timeline of Neil Armstrong—what are the main differences?
· Choose two explorers to compare. Where are they from? What were their achievements? What are their similarities and differences?
· Explain why Christopher Columbus is so famous.
· Explain what effects Christopher Columbus’ discoveries had on history.
· Use words such as ‘a long time ago, in the …. times’ to talk about the life of Christopher Columbus.