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1 starter activityLast lesson we looked at chronology. Test your knowledge with the Studyhistory quiz. Which periods saw greatest change and why?
2 What skills will I need to succeed? Key words: xxxWhat skills will I need to succeed? Learning objectivesTBAT take notes more effectively & know how to complete a ‘reading log’
3 Your task Rule 1: 20 words per slide Rule 2: 1, A4 handout for each class memberYou will each be given a period of time to research.Roman lawAnglo-SaxonMiddle AgesTudorStuartsGeorgianIndustrial AgeModern eraGive a 5 minute presentation on your period. Include :Types of crimeTrials / justice systemsPolicingPunishmentsExt – were men, women & children treated differently or were there class differences?
4 Assessment criteria Level 5 21-25 marks Directly explores change over the periodExplicit understanding of the key issuesEvaluating arguments and interpretationsAccurate, well-selected factual sourcesCogent and lucid in explanationLevel 416-20Clear understanding of change over timeUnderstand key issues & sustained focusSome evaluation of argumentsAccurate factual material, but selection may lack balance in placesControlled and logical structureLevel 311-15Broadly analyticalSome understanding of the process of change over timeMay stray from the focus or include some descriptive materialEvidence and analysis may not range across the periodShow some degree of control and direction, but may not be sustained
5 Assess the significance of individual cases in changing attitudes towards crime and punishment in the years cHow are you going to prepare for writing your Part B essay? What are the pitfalls to avoid?
6 Collecting resourcesRecord author, title, publisher & date in a reading log, e.g. Higgins, C, ‘How to boil an egg’, Penguin (2012)Use bibliographies & footnotes in booksBookmark useful websitesKeep a folder of useful cuttings, but record author, title, publisher, dateVisit key museumsUniversity & public librariesOnline libraries, e.g. Internet ArchiveInternet searches – be selective
11 Search engines - Boolean AND (or +)NOT (or -)ORUse 6 key words maxUse nounsPrioritise wordsUse “speech marks” to join wordsUse accurate punctuationUse accurate spellingTruncation symbol*Wild cards, e.g. car?George Boole, Try exploring Google using some the techniques opposite and see what different results you find.
12 Harvard University – what has this august academic body got to do with your coursework?
13 Your taskStudy the handout your teacher provides on the Harvard referencing system.Identify the mistakes in the sample you are givenHave a go at making your own deliberate mistakes for your partner to spot!
15 What are your notes like? Easy to read ……………….…………Hard to readBrief to the point …….….……………Too detailedEasy to understand … …Hard to understandWell organised ……………………Poorly organisedPages numbered/labelled ………………No systemEasy to learn from …….……Difficult to learn fromWell abbreviated …………..…….No abbreviationsImportant ideas stand out Not easy to see ideasIn my own words ………...……..Chunks copied out
16 Key pointers Read through the text quickly for gist Jot down key dates, names, events & statistics etcQuotes – but keep them shortUse short hand – devise your ownMake a note of author, title, date & publisherLeave space to add details laterChoose right format – linear, table, diagram etc
17 Have a go with an extract from your Crime and Punishment text book Your teacher will give you an extract from this book. Have a go at reducing the extract to note form. Compare your answer with the examiner’s version.Have a go with an extract from your Crime and Punishment text bookAlastair Armstrong, France
18 What should go in a reading log? Have a look at some students’ examples
20 Other examples available!!! Book LogE.g. Policing; Punishments; attitudes; ideology; crimes; media; etcHarvard Reference, include chapters& page Nos if appropriateAssess the significance of individual cases in changing attitudes towards crime and punishment in the yearsOther examples available!!!Give your thoughts on the book, article, video, web site, podcast, museum even! etc., in how it links to the Issue you were concerned with, E.g. ….Teacher will assess your Book Logs throughout the course and both are submitted to the Exam Board with your essaysThis was a very useful book. There was plenty of information about…The book contained useful primary sources as well as a very clear text. I have been able to make good notes on how … changed over time. However, it contradicted XXXX and this has led me to…….. OR.. It considers the views of other historians and presents a fresh approach to
21 HomeworkRead Ward, S - ‘The Birth of Policing’ in ‘Who do you think you are?’ (Issue 60, May 2012), pp and take notes – max ½ side A4Answer the guided questions on the previous slide.Write a brief review of your reading in your new reading logHave a go at producing reviews for the websites used in the webquest
22 Guided Questions for NOTE TAKING at A2 Who kept the law before the ‘modern policemen began to appear on our streets’?Why are the following dates important in the history of policing:1285166317481829What is the ‘debate’ over the first police force in the UK?Why did Mr Ward’s ancestor, Edward Smart, become a policeman?What does ‘his/story’ tell us aboutthe nature and conditions of his job in Gloucestershirethe ‘qualifications’ required, in the late 1830’’sequipment and pay?What evidence is there that the standards required of policemen at this time was too high for many?Where would you research to investigate specific examples of the lives of constables at this time? Include some examples of the rich insights of this periodMake a list of the TYPES of records availableWhat was so special about Edward Smart’s record in 1847?How effective do you think the police force were in the 19thC?What 5 artefacts would you select of policing today to tell and evidence the story of policing to your great grandchildren?Now compose your Book Log entry for this article
23 Plenary Where can you find resources for your coursework? Top tips on online researchGuidance on note-takingWhat makes a successful reading log?What have you got to do to be a better student?