Independent study Reading and research Using sources Interviews Writing in controlled conditions
The Two ‘sides’: NEW STUFF TO ADD CATHOLIC SIDE NICRA DERRY HOUSING ACTION COMMITTEE PEOPLES’ DEMOCRACY ACTION GROUP (LEADERS - BERNADETTE DEVLIN & MICHEAL FARRELL) PROTESTANT SIDE ULSTER DEFENCE ACTION COMMITTEE- (LEADER- REV. IAN PAISLEY) STUCK IN THE MIDDLE! NORTHERN IRELAND PRIME MINISTER TERENCE O’NEILL – A MODERATE UNIONIST- (DISLIKED BY BOTH SIDES) BRITISH PRIME MINISTER – HAROLD WILSON RUC- ‘stuck in middle’ but sympathetic to Protestants
1.Explain why Protestants feared the growth of the civil rights movement -600 words Short intro Mini paragraphs: Fear of losing economic dominance, fear of a united Ireland, fear of losing their proud history/culture, fear of Catholic church becoming dominant in society Short conclusion
What is involved Part A – Carry out an historical enquiry 1 hour - 20 marks Students carry out an enquiry. Students are expected to support their answer with knowledge and understanding from their programme of study. find relevant sources of information and selected information for the purpose of the enquiry. In writing up they should show that they can organise their information to answer the question and assess it in order to reach a conclusion.
What is involved? Part B (i) – Compare two representations of History: ½ hour- 10 marks analyse two sources in order to show how the past has been represented in different. Section 2: Assessment information Part B (ii) – Analyse and evaluate three representations of history: write-up: 1 hour- 20 marks evaluate the three representations use of objectivity, accuracy and comprehensiveness.
starter listen to these interviews What do you think?
Background to ‘The Troubles’ TASK Produce a timeline on A3 with a picture and a short description (30 words) of the main events that led to the troubles in Irish History up to 1921 the plantation of Ireland by Tudors Cromwell 1689 Apprentice Boys 1690 Battle of the Boyne 1845 Famine Home Rule 1916 Rebellion 1916 Battle of the Somme 1921 partition
Reference record sheet Keep records of every thing you read and especially for the information you use in your answer. You will have to include a page of references in your final controlled assessment. Author, date, name of book, publisher Dawson & Walsh (2004), “The struggle for peace in Northern Ireland”, Hodder Hennessey (1997), “A History of Northern Ireland” Gill&McMillan
Enquiry: Causes of the troubles You need to support your arguments with ‘killer facts’ you have found from your research Start with catholic grievances (this is the cause you will discuss in the most depth) Its just like any causation essay. Except the evidence part of PEE must be referenced
Sources Books by historians Books by ‘real people’ Textbooks written for students Websites Documentaries Films
My causation essay toolkit Arguments 4-7 Killer facts/evidence to back up your args Structure each paragraph using PEEL Prioritise/rank- in every para & in conclusion LINKS – interaction of causes Classify arguments- short-trigger/long-term- underlying Reach an analytical conclusion Use “connectives” Deal with CG first