Hill View Junior Academy

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History

 

Year 3

  1. Choose a significant person throughout history and research what has made them significant. Write a letter to your chosen individual explaining why you admire them and why you think their role is or has been important in our world’s history. (Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Anne Frank, Princess Diana, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Graham Bell etc.)

 

  1. Drawn and design an Ancient Egyptian mask. The mask could be worn by royalty or an Egyptian priest – you decide!

 

  1. Choose a significant event in history (something that interests you) over the past 100 years and research the event. Once you have gathered enough information about the event, create an information poster about the event which includes all of the important information! Don’t forget to include a title and some pictures.

 

  1. Imagine it is the year 3000. What would your house or city look like? Draw a picture of your house or city in the future and label it. Don’t forget to draw and label what your mobile phones, schools, methods of transportation might look like in the future!

 

Year 4

 

  1. Choose a significant person throughout history and research what has made them significant. Write a letter to your chosen individual explaining why you admire them and why you think their role is or has been important in our world’s history. (Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Anne Frank, Princess Diana, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Graham Bell etc.)

 

  1. Design and draw a typical 18th century naval ship. However, add your own modern twist to your design by adding 3 modern day naval ship features to make your 18th century ship more advanced!

 

  1. Design and draw your own Viking God. Make sure your poster includes the following information: name, what they are the god of and why the Vikings might have prayed to them. https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-h-053-viking-gods-powerpoint-and-worksheet

 

  1. Imagine it is the year 3000. What would your house or city look like? Draw a picture of your house or city in the future and label it. Don’t forget to draw and label what your mobile phones, schools, methods of transportation might look like in the future!

 

  1. Choose a significant event in history (something that interests you) over the past 100 years and research the event. Once you have gathered enough information about the event, create an information poster about the event which includes all of the important information! Don’t forget to include a title and some pictures.

 

  1. Write a diary entry recounting what you did yesterday. Explain why you are at home instead of school, what learning activities you completed and any fun activities you completed too! Don’t forget to write in the past tense and first person! Keep your diary entry in a safe place and look back on it when you are grown up.

 

Year 5

 

  1. Choose a significant person throughout history and research what has made them significant. Write a letter to your chosen individual explaining why you admire them and why you think their role is or has been important in our world’s history. (Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Anne Frank, Princess Diana, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Graham Bell etc.)

 

  1. Create your own set of information flash cards for the following Victorian inventions. Make sure you include the name of the invention, the year it was created, a picture of the invention and an interesting fact at the bottom of your flash card!
  • the x-ray machine
  • the first flushing toilet
  • the first comic book
  • telephone
  • electric bulb
  • wireless radio
  • typewriter
  • petrol motor car
  • the first chocolate Easter egg (yum!)
  • ice-cream (even yummier!)

 

  1. Choose an invention from the list above. Research the same invention, but from the 21st Draw a picture of the invention from both the Victorian period and 21st Century and label any differences that you have found out.

 

  1. Imagine it is the year 3000. What do you think the same invention would look like? Draw a picture to show your new invention and again, label any differences!

 

  1. Research methods of transportation. Can you find at least 3 methods of transportation from the past and at least 3 methods used in the present? Split your page into ‘past’ and ‘present’ and draw a picture of the methods of transportation you have thought of.

 

  1. Again, imagine it is the year 3000. Design a new method of transportation that could be used in the future! Draw a picture of your design and label it.

 

  1. Write a diary entry recounting what you did yesterday. Explain why you are at home instead of school, what learning activities you completed and any fun activities you completed too! Don’t forget to write in the past tense and first person! Keep your diary entry in a safe place and look back on it when you are grown up.

 

Year 6

  1. Choose a significant person throughout history and research what has made them significant. Write a letter to your chosen individual explaining why you admire them and why you think their role is or has been important in our world’s history. (Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Anne Frank, Princess Diana, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Graham Bell etc.)

 

  1. Research methods of transportation. Can you find at least 3 methods of transportation from the past and at least 3 methods used in the present? Split your page into ‘past’ and ‘present’ and draw a picture of the methods of transportation you have thought of.

 

  1. Imagine it is the year 3000. Design a new method of transportation that could be used in the future! Draw a picture of your design and label it.

 

  1. Write a diary entry recounting what you did yesterday. Explain why you are at home instead of school, what learning activities you completed and any fun activities you completed too! Don’t forget to write in the past tense and first person! Keep your diary entry in a safe place and look back on it when you are grown up.

 

  1. Choose a significant event in history (something that interests you) over the past 100 years and research the event. Once you have gathered enough information about the event, create a newspaper report about the event which includes all of the important information! Don’t forget to include the name of the newspaper, a headline and some pictures with captions.

 

  1. Create a modern day ration book including what items you think may be important for families in the 21st

 

      7. Research a significant individual throughout WW1 or WW2. Once you have gathered enough research, create a fact file for your chosen                 individual.