Blood, Lust & Persecution

Dickson College, Semester 2, 2012


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Class Files

Blood, Lust & Persecution on Clio


Important Dates

ResourcesGuide to Grammar & Writing
DC Library | DC Library History Page
Online Etymology Dictionary
Forvo: the pronunciation guide
The complete guide to Harvard Referencing
Textual references
Reference generator - Harvard system
Inserting quotes into essays
How to write a bibliography
See the PPT on annotated bibliographies

Christine's Contact DetailsOffice - Room N39
Email - christine.mya@ed.act.edu.au
Phone - 62056481



Week 1 (23 - 27 July)


Monday: Introduction and family tree of the Yorkists & Lancastrians given out.

Wednesday: Map of Tudor England given out. Discussion of bias of sources. Began reading from article about Wars of the Roses.

Thursday: reading as above. Unit outline given out.



Week 2 (30 July - 3 August)


Monday: Why study Shakespeare in a history class? Excerpts from Richard III given out and reading began.

Wednesday: Discussion about dramatic devices used by Shakespeare in general and in the play Richard III.
Watched documentary David Starkey's Crown Imperial. Questions to aid viewing given out.
Thursday : We went over the questions and answers to above. The siginficance of Richard, Duke of York was explained.


Week 3 (6 - 10 August)


Monday: We finished watching the documentary Crown Imperial. We began reading Caroline Halsted's article : Richard III as duke of Glooucester and king of England.

Wednesday: We looked at the errors in Shakespeare's play Richard III and made a table of this. We spoke of bias in historical sources again. We read James Fleming's essay "To what extent is the Shakesperean protrayal of Richard the Third distorted?"

Thursday: Jeremy Potter's article : The Princes: A Dolorous End give out.



Week 4 (13 - 17 August)


Monday: Discussion of Jeremy Potter's article. Begin on Henry VII.

Wednesday:
Looked at Jeremy Potter's article for possible suspects in the murder of the Two Princes.
Second lesson we began reading about Henry VII from the handout given on Monday.
Thursday: Moderation Day (no classes)


Week 5 (20 - 24 August)


Monday: Reading & revision for test.

Wednesday: Test

Thursday: Discussion of article on racism



Week 6 (27 - 31 August)


Monday: Continue with reading and questions/discussions about Henry Tudor.

Wednesday: Readings continue.

Thursday: Readings continue.



Week 7 (3 - 7 September)


Monday: Readings and discussion about Henry VIII all week.

Monday:

Wednesday:

Thursday: Year 11 AST Trial. Class as per normal for Year 12 students and A students


Week 8 (10 - 14 September)


Monday: Oral Presentations this week.

Wednesday: as above. Reading in booklet of Henry VIII & Wolsey's relationship

Thursday: as above



Week 9 (17 - 21 September)


Monday: Henry VIII & Wolsey

Wednesday: Continuation of above- discussed Henry's relationship with Wolsey, & later on with Cromwell ; & the break with Rome- what were the reasons?

Thursday: Conclusion of discussion.

Parent-Teacher Evening, Thursday 20th of September, Dickson College Hall


Week 10 (24 - 28 September)


Monday: Edward VI

Wednesday: Read an interpretation about Edward VI and his reign; Lady Jane Grey's 9 days on the throne- what was it all about?

Thursday:


Teaching break: October 1 - October 12


Week 11 (15 - 19 October)


Monday: Began reading the letters/speeches of Elizabeth I.
Wednesday: as above

Thursday: as above.

Week 12 (22 - 26 October)


Monday: Read Elizabeth I speeches.

Wednesday: Completed the readings booklet.

Thursday: Watched documentary about Elizabeth & discussion.



Week 13 (29 October - 2 November)


Monday:We did an exercise using primary source documents.

Wednesday: Lesson One- as above; Lesson Two- discussion in class of Elizabethan Poor Laws.

Thursday: Poor Laws continued.



Week 14 (5 - 9 November)


Monday: I was absent- No lesson

Wednesday: We finished the Poor Laws, and I put up some notes about Philip II and how Elizabethan propaganda concerning the Spanish Armada. The second lesson we watched a documentary about the Spanish Armada (Battlefield Britain)

Thursday: We finished watching the documentary.



Week 15 (12 - 16 November)


Monday: viewing of film about Elizabeth.

Wednesday: as above.

Thursday: Documents for document test given out.
Test will be on Thursday 22 Nov. , from 9-11 am in our classroom, N31.



Week 16 (19 - 23 November)


Monday:

Wednesday: Cross-line testing begins.