Specifically designed for the Northern Ireland curriculum, History for NI Key Stage 3 is a three-book course which: - is organised chronologically from 1169 to the present day and structured around stimulating thematic enquiries which examine change over time - takes an active approach to learning - features summative tasks at the end of the enquiries, providing excellent opportunities for assessment - includes a wide variety of activities, designed to develop thinking skills and personal capabilities as well as key historical skills - has been shaped to integratethe key elements, giving the historical enquiries relevancy to the modern world. Ireland 1500-1900 Ireland 1500-1900 is designed to build on the skills, knowledge and understanding that were developed in the Ireland 1169-1500 pupil book. The book is structured around stimulating historical enquiries within the period including: - Grabbing the land - winners or losers? - King Billy - Why do we have heroes in history? - The Irish Famine - was it England's Holocaust? - Who made a difference and why? - What was lreland like at the end of the nineteenth century?
It concludes by asking the students to evaluate what they have learnt and to look forward to Year 10 - particularly focusing on how to further develop their historical skills.