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					   Good Practice Conference

‘…collating, disseminating and encouraging
      the adoption of good practice…’
Why change?

Enjoyment
Breadth
Depth
Challenge
Building on the
Primary
experience
Principles and practice:

This S1 project encompasses most of the
principles and practice for History.
Experiences and outcomes covered:

I can use my knowledge of a historical period to interpret the
evidence and present an informed view.
SOC 3-01a

I can make links between my current and previous studies, and
show my understanding of how people and events have
contributed to the development of the Scottish nation.
SOC 3-02a

I can explain why a group of people from beyond Scotland settled
here in the past and discuss the impact they have had on the life
and culture of Scotland.
SOC 3-03a
Experiences and outcomes covered:

I can describe the factors contributing to a major social, political or
economic change in the past and can assess the impact on
people’s lives.
SOC 3-05a

I can discuss the motives of those involved in a significant turning
point in the past and assess the consequences it had then and
since.
SOC 3-06a
  Challenge Outline - Group activity
Class will produce an active timeline of
            Scottish history.
                    I
Each group will argue that their time period
made the greatest contribution to Scotland.
       Method:

 Each group can select
  their own method of
presenting their case to
        the class.
      Presentations have included:

•Role play
•Power point presentation
•Models and puppet theatres
•Booklets
•Posters
•Narratives based around a central
character
•A focus on famous people from the period.
Group Work:

Groups of 4
Everyone has a
role:
•Leader
•Time keeper - On
 task
•Noise monitor
•Quality control.
Planning:

The group
works on a mind
map to set out
their knowledge
base and to plan
what they want
to find out
about.
Tasking:

The group
leader assigns
tasks to each
member of the
group and
annotates this
on the mind
map.
Resources:

Pupils are given
one topic box and
one computer per
group.
Time Allocation:

We allocated 6
weeks for the
project –
including
presentations and
quiz.
    Note Taking:

 During each of the
presentations groups
are expected to take
 notes to be able to
     compete in a
  knowledge quiz at
    the end of the
    presentations.
Knowledge Quiz

Questions made up from the presentations
are asked by the teacher in rounds.
Groups compete to win a cup.
Peer Assessment Grid

Group Name                 _______________________


Lesson        Mark       Final          Mark     Timeline       Mark
              out of 5   Piece          out of   Information    out of 5
                                        10
Delivery                 Presentation            Presentation


Information              Content                 Content
Self Assessment
Reporting:

Self
Assessment
included in
school
report.

				
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