History Study Notes

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Topic 1 Investigating History
• interpret and construct time lines
• define the terms that describe historical periods of time • the terminology and concepts of historical time, including year, decade, generation, century, age, BC/AD, BCE/CE • sequence societies and events within specific periods of time • ask historical questions

• distinguish between fact and opinion
• draw some conclusions about the usefulness of sources including a website • examine differing historical perspectives and interpretations • explain cause and effect
• identify significant people of the past
• examine the motives for people.s actions in the past
• the process of historical inquiry: . fact and opinion . • the usefulness of sources as evidence including a website . • differing perspectives . cause and effect
. history as the study of people
• explain the consequences of people.s actions
• describe some aspects of family/community heritage
• heritage issues
• appreciate the value of preserving and conserving our heritage

Ancient Egypt
• the origins of the society or period
• identify the origins of the society or historical period • daily life of men and women in the society or period
• describe how both men and women lived in the society or period • civics and citizenship in the society or period
• describe the way in which the people of the society or period were governed • describe the rights and freedoms of different groups in the society or period • beliefs and values of the people of the society or period • explain the beliefs and values of the society

• impact of significant people and/or events
• explain the impact made by significant people and/or events on the society or period • contacts with other peoples
• outline the contacts that the society had with other peoples
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