YEAR 9 TOPICS
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First World War
militarism, propaganda, nationalism
imperialism, terrorism, alliances
Why was trench warfare
Fascism, sexism, genocide, persecution,
terror, censorship, Nazi,
How did Hitler rise to power?
concentration, resistance, ghetto,
Auschwitz, memorial, Warsaw,
How did Jewish people resist The Holocaust?
evacuation, blackout, Anderson,
What happened during the war?
Cold War, nuclear, conflict, nationalism,
atomic, Manhattan, Hiroshima, Nagasaki,
Which country does the most good in the world?
DEFINITION (1 mark)
This question type will ask you to show your understanding of one of the key words that you have learnt. The answer should be one sentence long and contain enough information to explain what the word means.
(4 marks per reason)
Usually, it will ask for 2 reasons to be explained so will total 8 marks.
One reason is...This is BECAUSE...This LED to...THEREFORE...
(1 mark per answer)
This can be answered in bullet points. It is a fact recollection question and will ask for you to give four answers.
Name 4 formations used by the Roman Army.
SOURCE (6 marks)
This question will ask you to analyse a source. You should use information in the source but also support this with your own knowledge to help you achieve all 6 marks.
DESCRIBE (3 marks)
This question asks you to describe a historical feature or event. Use basic facts to help you in the description.
Describe 3 of the key symptoms of the Black Death.
ESSAY (16 marks)
You need to write at least 5 paragraphs for this answer in Year 9. The essay should include an introduction, one paragraph for each of the 3 discussion points (2 points will be provided) and then a conclusion.