2Gr1 History Homework

Complete your newspaper reports on the Battle of Little Bighorn for Thursday the 11th June.

Remember your report has to be written žfrom the point of view of either the Sioux Indians or white Americans. žMake sure your story is suitably biased! žYou should include an appropriate title and headline for your newspaper that reflects this point of view.

Success Criteria:

  • žMust explain the causes of the Battle (Long term tensions & short term factors)
  • žCover three key events of the Battle.
  • žExplain why the Americans lost – how much blame should be put on Custer?
  • žMust contain two eye-witness interviews.
  • žSuggest what the consequences of the Battle may be.
  • žMinimum of 150 words.

Use the following resources to help you:

  • www.spartacus-educational.com/WWbighorn.htm
  • www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_the_little_big_horn.htm


Ms Duthie’s N4/5 History homework

For Friday 9th January, you need to:

Remember you will have unit re-assessments when you come back, and a prelim at the beginning of February. Doing all the homework tasks fully will be good revision for these, but it’s also good to keep revising regularly anyway.

Have a very happy Christmas – see you next year!

Mr Jessop’s S1 Class

Skara Brae assessment task – due Monday 14th January Choose one of the following:

  • A New Stone Age menu. Give details of how the ingredients were produced
  • An estate agent’s advert for a Skara Brae house. Give details of its construction and furnishing
  • An imaginative story based on the life of a New Stone Age inhabitant of Skara Brae
  • A newspaper report from 1928, when archaeologists first excavated Skara Brae. Give details of what they found.

Use notes from jotters. Further research can be done using the web links on this info sheet Skara Brae research If word processed, print it out or email it to me.