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3 Learning Objectives: (What will I be learning?) Learning Outcomes: (How will I know if I have learnt it?) Knowledge: To be able to answer the following questions:  What is an Empire?  What countries did Britain control?  Why did Britain want an Empire?  How did Britain gain an Empire? Skills: Working as an individual and a pair. Effective communication to order your ideas in order of importance Knowledge:  You will be able to give a definition for the word empire.  You will complete a map showing the countries Britain controlled and label the good Britain got from that country.  Colour-code the different reasons why Britain gained an Empire and arrange them in order of importance.

4 What does the word empire mean? What does the word empire mean? With the person next to you, around a spider diagram, write down any words that help you describe what an Empire is? EXTENSION: write down anything you know about the Empire 3 minutes

5 An Empire is a large collection of countries all ruled by one single country – e.g. Britain, making that country very powerful.

6 The British turned out to be the best Empire builders in History.

7 Task … 15 minutes 1.Colour and label the area of British Empire in 1890 (Source E page 35) 2.Label the colonies & what products they gave to Britain. 3.Mark the trade routes on the map (Source E Page 37) EXTENSION Q: Why was it an Empire on which the ‘Sun Never Set’?

8 Learning Objectives: (What will I be learning?) Learning Outcomes: (How will I know if I have learnt it?) Knowledge: To be able to answer the following questions:  What is an Empire?  What countries did Britain control?  Why did Britain want an Empire?  How did Britain gain an Empire? Skills: Working as an individual and a pair. Effective communication to order your ideas in order of importance Knowledge:  You will be able to give a definition for the word empire.  You will complete a map showing the countries Britain controlled and label the good Britain got from that country.  Colour-code the different reasons why Britain gained an Empire and arrange them in order of importance.

9 So Why did Britain want an Empire?

10 Match the keywords to their correct definition. Political isSomething to do with the ordinary people and how the people live their lives. Social isSomething to do with the government and power over a country. Controlling the people. Being seen as strong. Economic isSomething to do with the armed forces of a country. Religious isSomething to do with money. Military isSomething to do with beliefs e.g. about god and worshipping. 3 minutes

11 Task … Read through the boxes and colour-code them. Do they relate to religion, political, economic, military or social reasons why Britain wanted an Empire? DON’T forget to provide a key. You have 10 minutes (There are two versions of this activity) EXTENSION: Ask your teacher for the extension source sheet

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14 Which is the most important reason why Britain built an Empire? What should a good answer to this question have?

15 Mark Scheme Peer Marking Activity 10 minutes Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6 Simple statements: (PEA) Listing the reasons for the Empire Developed statements: (PEA) Describes reasons with examples Developed explanation: (PEA) Explains the different reasons for the empire Level 5.5 will group ideas thematically Developed explanation: (PEA) Explains the reasons for the empire and will comment on the most significant reason as well as identifying less important reasons. Ideas will be grouped together thematically 6.5 – 7 will consider links between causes.

16 What level is this paragraph? The most important reason why Britain gained an Empire is because of military reasons. The British army were better trained than native armies.

17 What level is this paragraph? The most important reason why Britain gained an Empire is because of military reasons. The British army were better trained than native armies. good to start with a themed approach Answer now needs to ‘explain’ why this was important – this doesn’t really answer the question Answer now needs to ‘give some supporting evidence

18 What level is this paragraph? The most important reason why Britain gained an Empire is because of political reasons. An example is “Britain gained colonies to stop other European nations from taking them over”. This is the most important because taking over countries gave Britain more power and it stopped other European countries from getting powerful and rivalling Britain’s power.

19 What level is this paragraph? The most important reason why Britain gained an Empire is because of political and military reasons. An example is “Britain gained colonies to stop other European nations from taking them over”. This is the most important because taking Over countries gave Britain more power and it stopped other European countries from getting powerful and rivalling Britain’s power. good to start with a themed approach Answer now needs to ‘explain’ why this was more important than other reasons Answer gives supporting evidence and gives good analysis, explaining

20 MINI PLENARY – 3 minutes Personal Target Setting a) My Current KS3 Target = ________ b) Look at the mark scheme again. What do you need to do to achieve your target grade? c) What do you need to do to improve to your AIM HIGHER level? (the next.5 level)

21 Learning Objectives: (What will I be learning?) Learning Outcomes: (How will I know if I have learnt it?) Knowledge: To be able to answer the following questions:  What is an Empire?  What countries did Britain control?  Why did Britain want an Empire?  How did Britain gain an Empire? Skills: Working as an individual and a pair. Effective communication to order your ideas in order of importance Knowledge:  You will be able to give a definition for the word empire.  You will complete a map showing the countries Britain controlled and label the good Britain got from that country.  Colour-code the different reasons why Britain gained an Empire and arrange them in order of importance.

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23 Next lesson: write your own model answer A help sheet has been produced if you need some starting sentences 7 mins

24 Which is the most important reason why Britain built an Empire? The most important reason Britain built an Empire is… Evidence to support this is… This is the most important reason because…


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