History

History Curriculum

 

 

Aims:

  1. Discover where student stand in the world through understanding the origins and development of the modern events
  2. To develop critical skills through exploring historical issues
  3. Using a variety perspectives to view historical and current events
  4. Understand the characteristics and values of our own culture and to respect other cultures
  5. Be a responsible citizen of local community, the nation and the world

 

Curriculum objectives:

Knowledge

  1. Understand historical concepts like cause and effect, change and continuity, and similarities and differences.
  2. Using multi-perspectives to interpret the past events with evidence
  3. The major historical developments or trends that shaped the contemporary world
  4. Understand the inter-relations of major historical events and movements and their impact to the present.

 

Skills

1.     Distinguish fact from opinion

2.     Compare and interpret

3.     Explain historical documents

4.     Present logical and coherent arguments

5.     Search for, select, and analyse and synthesise information

6.     Apply historical knowledge and skills in everyday life

 

 

Values and attitudes

  1. Appreciate the difficulties and challenges that people faced in the past.
  2. Tolerate and respect different opinions
  3. Explore the values and ideals that are commonly shared by all mankind
  4. Develop and maintain an inquisitive attitude towards human culture
  5. Be responsible citizens with national identity and to have a global perspective.

 

 

Who are our History teachers?

 

 

 

Source: https://study.com/articles/How_to_Become_a_Middle_School_History_Teacher.html

 

  • Ms. Au Wai Chun (Chairperson of History Department, F. 1, F. 2 and F. 5 History Teacher)
  • Ms. Lo Mun Yin (F. 2 and F. 3 History Teacher)
  • Ms. Mak Po King (F. 1 History Teacher)
  • Ms. Yip Mei Wan (F. 3, F. 4 and F. 6 History Teacher)

 

History projects (2019-2020)

 

From

Term

Marks

Basis

Task

F. 1

Second

20 % of CA marks

Individual

To visit Hong Kong Museum of History on their own and complete their worksheets.

F. 1

Second

10 % of CA

Group

Role play: Life in Ancient Egyptian society

F. 2

Second

25 % of CA marks

Group

Do a mini-research on issues related to Industrial Revolution

F. 3

Second

20 % of CA marks

Individual

To do a book report or film report related to the theme of war or peace

 

 

Life-wide Learning (2019-2020)

 

All F. 1

students

To visit Hong Kong Museum of History / Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

During Lunar New Year Holiday, 2020

20 F. 3 to F. 5

History students

To Visit Historical sites in Central on Hong Kong Island

22nd Feb., 2020

 

 

History Club (2019-2020)

 

Theme of the year: Social History in the East

Members: Welcome all F. 2 to F. 5 students

Venue / Date: Usually on the alternate Wednesday after school in Rm. 403

Activities on the following dates:

9/10/2019

23/10

6/11

20/11

4/12

18/12

12/2/2020

11/3

 

Photos

A visit to the historical sites in Stanley, Hong Kong in 2018

 

 

A visit to Sheung Shui Walled Village in 2019

 

Walled village in Sheung Shui