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Historical Investigation Secondary 1 Briefing
A way to take on the roles of Historians. Project based learning. A movement away from pure test and exam centered learning. 30% of your history grade. What is the HI
Time management. Communication skills in your group. History skills Research Inference Skills Writing Skills What skills will you need for the HI
The aims of this Historical Investigation (HI) are to: enhance your understanding of how people in various occupations lived their lives and contributed to Singapore’s progress. develop an appreciation of how sources can be used to construct history. develop historical thinking skills through the examination of a range of sources; and derive conclusions from examining sources. Aims of the Historical Investigation
HI Reserved in your timetables. Requirements should be clear. What’s new in HI?
Consider multiple perspectives (Caring) on how historians construct knowledge of the past. Students to use authentic historical sources, analyse them(Critical), form evidence, consolidate and present their findings. (Use varied sources; primary and secondary –including online sources - to derive at a conclusion on how life was different for people of different occupations in Singapore.) Historical Investigation
If you have CCA training or events in school, you will be able to attend the training from 3:30 pm on Wednesdays. If you have an external CCA or other competition, you should let your history teacher know if it prevents you from attending HI sessions in classrooms or otherwise. CCA
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 3 Understand the inquiry question and read up about the different occupations that existed in Singapore before WWII. As a group, decide on the different occupations you would like to work on. Complete group contribution 1 Group contribution 1 (4 marks ) Online/ library/museu ms/ National Archives Classrooms
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 4 Start your search for sources about the occupation you have chosen (research) Look for different types of sources that will help you to understand what life was like for the people of your chosen occupation. (research) Eg: Text sources about coolies, pictures, drawings, oral history documents etc. Mass Briefing on HI requirements Auditorium Online/ library/museum s/ National Archives
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 5Complete Individual contribution 1 (Work on your investigations with your groups.) Online/ library/mus eums/ National Archives (Staff meeting)
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 6 11 Feb Work on individual contribution 2 Visit to the National Museum of Singapore (11 Feb) for group leaders. Classrooms National Museum of Singapore
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 7 Complete individual contribution 2 Chinese New Year celebrations (NIL) Work from home.
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 8Work on group contribution 2 Work with your groups. Classrooms
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 9Complete group contribution 2 Mass briefing on End Product Auditorium
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Week 10Work on the end product booklet Sabbatical WeekNil
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue March Holidays Work on the end product booklet Work from Home.
Week What you should be working on: ActivitiesVenue Term 2 Week 1 Work on the end product booklet Classrooms Term 2 Week 2 Work on the end product booklet Complete booklet Classrooms Term 2 Week 3 Submissions week Submissions due Classrooms
1)Read and understood the inquiry question 2)Read up about the different occupations 3)Completed group contribution 1 4)Completed Individual contribution 1 5)Completed Individual contribution 1 6)Completed group contribution 2 7)Completed end product booklet 8)Checked your referencing format 9) Submitted the following items to your teacher via IVLE: a) Group contribution 1 b) Group contribution 2 c) Individual contribution 1 d) Individual Contribution 2 e) Reflection 10Submitted the booklet to your teacher
So what evidence do you gather while at the National Museum?
How was life different among the people of different occupations in Singapore before World War II? Inquiry:
Scenario for the Historical Investigation Your school is participating in the National Heritage Festival is: ‘Our Immigrants’. The school wants to design and produce a booklet in which you will present your response to the question “How was life different among the people of different occupations in Singapore before World War II? The booklet will be distributed to all lower secondary schjool students. The aim of producing the booklet is to develop a deeper understanding among the students of the lives of people in various occupations, Each group must choose four out of the seven different occupations listed.
1. Coolies 2. Chettiars 3. Rickshaw pullers 4. Samsui Women 5.Ship builders 6. British government officials 7. Dhobis Occupations to choose from
Group Member 1: Coolies Group Member 2: Chettiars Group Member 3: Samsui Women Group Member 4: Shipbuilders Each group should choose 4 occupations. This means that each member of the group will focus on a different occupation. For Example.