PROMOTING LEARNING INTERNATIONAL (48 GRID) PLANNING MATRIX
(This matrix was devised by Ralph Pirozzo in 1997 & updated in 2004)
UNIT OF STUDY: What is History? YEAR LEVEL: 7 Debbie Locke
Bloom’s Taxonomy: Six Thinking Levels
International Knowing Understanding Applying Analysing Creating Evaluating
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Verbal 1.Discussion - 2.Definitions - 18. Write a discussion Construct a poster Write a letter to a Write a report about
I enjoy reading, What is history? AD, anachronism, paper about the ethics that advertises the person from 1700 and your feelings on the
writing & Create mind map. archaeologist, of digging up a body. local Museum. It explain an MP3 reasons we study
speaking artefact, chronology, should include name, player to them. history. 300 words.
BC, BCE, CE, 17. Using the scaffold opening hours and
hypothesis, write the issue, the highlights. It should
perspective, prejudice, arguments for and also include pictures
primary source, against and your of the museum and
secondary source, recommendations. items within.
3. Create an original
words in history.
Mathematical 9. Draw a timeline of 6. Deconstruct sources 14. Create a table Organise the most Construct a model of Conduct a survey of
I enjoy working you life. on a table. Asking showing the different important events from a famous 20 people and ask
with numbers & questions of sources. categories of history the last 1000 years archaeological site. them how they use
science 5W. with examples of each. onto an annotated history and analyse
i.e. oral, written, timeline. the results in a table.
archaeology. Show evidence.
Visual/Spatial 4. What are sources? 7.Looking at a dig 16. Using an X Chart, Draw or paint images Research and draw Research and evaluate
I enjoy painting, Primary vs. investigate one of the of Australian life from your family tree. the contribution a
drawing & Secondary 8.Fossil Dig worksheet following discoveries. the past. Present to class. famous artist has
visualising *Tollund Man made to history.
5. Look at a number *Body in the Bog Identify the artist, the
of sources. *Iceman artworks. (300 word
Compare/contrast *Lindow Man exposition).
using Venn diagram *Mungo III
* Lady of Oplontis
Kinaesthetic 19. Site Study - 10. Show and Tell: Turn your story into a Teach the class a Research and create a Write a film review
I enjoy doing Excursion to local Collect a number of short role play. game that has been board game about a that assesses the
hands-on museum. Scaffold. sources that tell the Present it to the class. played for hundreds person, event or accuracy of a film
activities, sports story of your life. of years. moment in history. about an event from
& dance the past. i.e. Prince of
Musical 11. Listen to a 12. What does each Turn your story into a 13. Analyse one song Create a rap song Research and evaluate
I enjoy making number of songs song tell you about the song. Present it to the using SCRAM. about history, put it to song from another
& listening to about history. time it came from? class. music and perform it decade. Identify song,
music to the class. artist, time.
Interpersonal Write 10 questions Retell your family 15. Lead a discussion Compare and contrast Interview a person in Research and
I enjoy working you would ask a history to the class. in class about the your ideas about your family about impersonate a famous
with others person about their ethics of digging up history with a friend their life and present person from the past
life. bodies. in a Venn diagram. a report. and introduce them to
class. (3 min)
Intrapersonal Write a 10 line review Imagine you live in Identify a famous Write an argument Find a recipe from Research then using a
I enjoy working of a history program the stone age. historical landmark that explains how our another time. table evaluates the
by myself from television. Compare your life and prepare a one past history affects us Research, prepare differences between
then to now in a Venn page report. today. and present to the our diet today and our
diagram. class. diet in 1800.
This unit was created by Debbie Locke
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Activities in blue are core activities, thus they will be taught by the Teacher through Explicit Teaching.
Activities in Black & White are elective activities. Children can choose which activities and complete up to 15 credit points. This
will take place in class time.
Activities in red will be a set assessment task, completed as homework.
Students will be awarded certain levels of achievement based on the number of credit points that they have accumulated. See
Levels of Achievement page.