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    (Note: These web lessons are student self-directed (self-explanatory). Also, the 'answers' can be found in the lesson content, or Internet web sites given.) 



 

history web lessons     interactive learning
     HISTORY
 Software 4 Interesting Presentations - 4 Laptops & PCs
           - Student presentation software options
 Why Study History?
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 Student ICT Activities
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Time Terms and Pictorial Time-Lines

History Terms and Time-Lines

History Terms cut-n-paste

MarkPullen Murder Mystery

Early Human Progress
and the
  
main features of Ancient Societies..
Reconstructing the Past and Contestability.
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The 'Out of Africa' Theory doc.


The Rise of Early Civilisations 
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What is 'bias'?

 Archaeology
  -
Archaeology  (Years 9-11)  

  - Dier el Medina

  
- Archaeology or History?

  - Heritage Issue - Mini Essay

  - Pop-outs Project - Word doc. 
 (Self & peer marking guidelines)


Tollund Man 

 A Practice Formal Letter - (Word doc.)
   Using Persuasive Writing and Evidence from Sources.

 Picking the right evidence to support your point

        
 Traditional Aboriginal Society

South American Empires

Aztec Society

The Native Americans

  Ancient Egypt 
      
-  Everyday Life
 
         -  Society and Government     
      
-  Religion
        
-  Visit an Egyptian Temple
        
-  The Pyramids across the Planet
        Conflicting Views - How the Pyramids were Built:
                Page 1  I  2  I  3

       Ancient Egyptian Burial Rituals

  Ancient China

  Ancient Greece
      
- The Greek Theatre
          - Webpage Challenge
                     Print Friendly Version
          - Time saving hints - How to make a website
          - Ancient Athens (Notebook 10) via wiki
          - Ancient Greek Architecture
             1. Greek Architecture and Religion
            2. Architectural Features
            3. Building Techniques
          - Pericles' Funeral Speech
          - Ancient Greek Warfare

  Ancient Rome
       - The Roman Empire
     
- The Roman Army
      
- Roman Technology
      
- Religion in Ancient Rome 
     - The Roman Soldier or download via wiki
       - The Roman System of Government
       -  Ancient Rome Assignment
       -  Pompeii - The House of the Faun

  The Dark Ages
      
- The Barbarian Invasions
       - The Anglo-Saxon Invasions
       
- The Vikings
         
- 'You Little Viking!' - Assignment
             Assignment Marking Rubric


  England in the Middle Ages 
       -  The Norman Conquest
        -  Medieval Knights
       -   The Feudal System
       
- The Church 
      
- Attacking a Castle 
      - Medieval Society: GroupWork doc.
      - Stained Glass in the Middle Ages
      
Page 1 doc.   Page 2 doc. glass research sites
      - The Crusades 

   The Black Death
    -  The Black Death
     -  The Plague - Virtual Museum Activity
    -  How to Make a Virtual Museum Using Google Slides
           - Print version in Word - slower to open.

           - Example: https://goo.gl/IPg7ym by Areej
             To view, open above URL and click Present.

 China in the Middle Ages
     
- China in the Middle Ages
       - Chinese Voyages of Discovery

 Japan Under the Shogun
       - Geography and Setting
         - The Heiji Rebellion
         - The Feudal System

         - Key Political and Cultural Periods
       - Women Warriors - the female samurai

       - Aspects of Everyday Life
       - Japan after the Shogun
       - Warfare in Feudal Japan -Virtual Museum Activity
       - Japan - Research Skills Task  

  The Renaissance
       -
Intro_Worksheet_page1    Page2
      
- Leonardo da Vinci 
        
- Marco Polo  (ICT Skills ) 
            
-  Sea Exploration

The English Reformation  

The Protestant Reformation  

The Spanish Armada

The American War of Independence
   
-1.The Background Causes
    -2.Overview of Key Events During the War
    -3.The Boston Massacre
    -4.The Boston Tea Party
    -5.Battle of Bunker Hill
    -6.The Revolutionary War Battles - New York Focus
    -7.The War of Independence - Research Options
    - Checklist Summary of the Units Questions (Word doc.)
    - Photo Story Project
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The French Revolution

  Rasputin the Mad Monk


  Film Study - The Red Baron

  “ I Have a Dream…”
         - The Civil Rights Movement.

  Gandhi - 'A Brilliant Man of His Time'

The Political Spectrum

First Contact - Aboriginal People and British Soldiers and Settlers 

Conflict: The Native Americans and European Settlers

Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez
    Research Essay - Sources Provided
  

Historical Investigation  - (Student example Evelyn )

Local History Site Studies
                 - Virtual Site Study - K 13 memorial
              WW I  Attack Submarines
 

     
     A new scene from our past each day...

      
    

      ENGLISH
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  Writing
          
- Fantasy - Writing a Fun Narrative
         
- Letter Writing -
(Find on this site the link to
                      the fun '
new letter writing interactive'.)
              
- Children in War -  Investigate all aspects of this site: 
                 http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2children/  and then write a recount:
                 “I can remember when I was a child during the war. Life was very different 
                 then….." (2 pages of writing, and include a small illustration.) 
               
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Writing good dialogue
                - We all write for a purpose, for example, to persuade someone.  
                   Could you write an Email to persuade a friend to....?.

                - Vocabulary
          
- A quick checklist for writing a good story
                - Describe an interesting setting
               
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Describing Characters - three activity worksheets
                - What makes a good short story? 
               
-
The Narrative Arch - Structure of a Short Story
          
- Creative Writing Marking Scale
           - Cat Story.   Cat Story Activities. (Right click to rotate right)
               
- Gorgeous Grammar! 
            
- Language Terms
            
- How do you spell ________?   
 
              - Common Spelling Errors
           - Working with the concept of 'belonging'

    
  
  Reading-
              
- Novel novel activities!
           
- Pirates! 
           
- Types of Literature  
           
- A unit to do with 'The Cay' by Theodore Taylor
           
- Story map - Go to the following site to get some ideas on how you can
                  draw a flow-chart of the story line or plot of the novel you are studying:

                  http://www.allaboutspace.com/graphicorganizers/storymap/ 
  
            -A small unit to do with 'The Witch's Daughter' by Nina Bawden
                      ( Reading Progress Questions ) 
              
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 A unit to do with 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' 
              
(Harry Potter Book 1) by J.K.Rowling   MS Word version   ( pages 1- 4  ,  5 - 9 )
              
- A unit to do with 'Goodnight Mr.Tom' by Michelle Magorian
 
            
MS Word version

                 
    
       
Listening Skills
        
  -  Old Time Radio

          Poetry-
             
- Fun with Limericks...
             
- Responding to poetry
                
- Similes and Metaphors
                 - Wild Witches Poetry word.doc
           -
Poetry Types and Terms
- Part 1
           - Poetry Types and Terms - Part 2
            - Playing with Symbols

                   

            

       
  The Theatre-
          
- Script Writing

          Film Study- 
                   - Star Wars (Revised)
Word doc. version
       
  How to write a great speech
                   (Student ICT Skills exercise)
 
 
   The First World War
= Notebook10 for use with interactive white boards
        
 
                 about Notebook10
   
 -  Europe1900-War Clouds on the Horizon
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 The Von Schlieffen Plan        9 via wiki
   
 -  Trench Warfare or if it wont open, via wiki
       -  WW1 Terms    to view via wiki

   The Industrial Revolution
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The Coal Mines and Factories
     -  The Slave Trade    Print Friendly Version -Word doc.

 Year 9/10 Australian History  &            
     -  The Gallipoli Campaign Interactive Study Guide (Word Doc.)
     - Australia in World War II

 Make an illustrated booklet
 WWII Group Project -
    Experiences of Australians on the Home Front

 The atomic weapons used during WWII

The Spread of Communism and the Cold War

 Cold War Cartoons

     -  Virtual Museum Activity - The Cold War
   - How to Make a Virtual Museum Using Google Slides
           - Print version in Word - slower to open.
   - Example. To see 'Presentation' click arrow select 'present in new window'.
   - Making a virtual gallery using just PowerPoint


 Student Digital Projects
     
- Make an interactive time line of your life 
        Richard

     - Build a mini web site on an Ancient Society       
        Hannah    
     -  Photo Essay -  Two Ancient Societies
       Ediandra's (needs volume on max)    Mathew 
     - Marking Guidelines for Digital Essay
     
-  Write a Photo Essay   'The Dismissal'
     - Create your own Web Lesson
     - Australia in 1900 - Recreate a photo album...  
              Student sample -in NoteBook10  

     - Digital Essay - Between the Wars   
          An example of a group task digital essay.
     - The 1920s - The 'dizzy decade', was it a ten year
         long party? Leanna (v.good but slower loading.)
     - Make your own mini-documentary on the
 
    - Notebook 10 Student Activities  print vers.
        Vietnam War

 - Historical Investigation - Digital Presentation - Task
       (Print friendly version)
   Evelyn

In memory of Marmalade!

...too much war and conflict in human history?
   Take a break and look at this: https://au.pinterest.com/pin/174936766759241854/

For Coughs, Colds and Congestion!

History Research and Web Site Design Projects:
                        -  
Brief Web Site Design Guide
                        -   Time saving hints - How to make a website
                        -    The Era of Sailing Ships   
                        -    Comparing Three Ancient Societies 
                        -    History Mysteries

                        -    The 1960s - Website Scrapbook Project
      - If you are unable to download MS Expression Web
       - How to Access the School Wireless
       - How to upload your website to the Internet
       - Test website

 Mind Map Makers
  
 How
 to Test a Source for Reliability and Accuracy

 Composers   (Music Web Lesson)
          
Ludwig van Beethoven

Good software for making Interesting Research Presentations
 The Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School
    Opportunity - Year 10 and 11 Students

The Interactive-Learning Wiki  

  Collection - History Video Clips  

Student ICT Activities

 

  A note about how these Web Lessons were made. Updated:  Monday, 09 October 2017

                                                                                                                                            Acknowledgements

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