Welcome Year 6 Historians!
Autumn 1: Were The Vikings Vicious or Victorious?
This topic will explore whether the Vikings raided or settled and why?
Please take some time to read our Knowledge Organiser below
Spring: What was life like in Elizabethan England?
This half term we will be researching the reign of Elizabeth I and the time of Shakespeare. Who was Elizabethan? What was her reign like? What was the popular culture? Who were the explorers? Crimes and punishments.
Some of Our Questions
How and why did Elizabeth I control her image?
Were there any people against her? Who and why?
How did she feel about marriage?
What was different or the same between Elizabethan times and today?
Was everyone's experience roughly the same? If not, what did it depend on?
Write a biography of William Shakespeare.
The biography must be at least 100 words BUT no more than 150 words!
Choose the information carefully! Include: birth, death, significant events, achievements.
Helpful websites - remember to use your own words!
What was the difference between rich and poor Elizabethans?
Rich and Poor Elizabethans
Elizabeth 1 and the Spanish Armada http://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/elizabeth-i-and-spanish-armada
Shakespeare & the Globe Theatre https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zx9kjxs
Shakespeare's Life https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zthdjxs
Download the Globe app for an in depth tour of this iconic theatre or click on the link below:
Reconstruction of The Globe
Summer: Who were the Maya and what have we learnt from them?
Maya Archaeologist: http://mayaarchaeologist.co.uk/index.php/pupils/
An introduction to the Maya: http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zqv6msg
Maya World http://maya.nmai.si.edu/the-maya/maya-world
Life in the Rainforest: https://www.rainforest-alliance.org/kids/rainforest-stories
Visit the home of the Maya: http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/expeditions/chichen-itza-tikal-mayan-ruins-tour/detail
The Maya Project: http://mayaproject.org.uk