Encounters - Images of Empire

This theme links to Year 8/9 Unit 14 - The British Empire, what part did explorers, adventurers and missionaries play in creating the British Empire.
Please refer to the Teacher's Notes [Word] [Pdf] on suggestions on how to use the resources.

Level

KS3

Key questions

Who were the explorers?

Learning objectives

To explore the motivations of an explorer

 

Resources

Why did Livingstone go to Africa? Background
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What motivated David Livingstone? Activity
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KS3

Who was David Livingstone?

 

To understand the story of Livingstone's life.

 

Factfile on David Livingstone.
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Creating a timeline activity.
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KS3

How can we tell Chuma and Susi's story and who were the Bombay Africans?

 

To understand why some stories are not well known.

 

Factfile on Abdullah Susi and James Chuma.
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Who were the Bombay Africans? Factsheet
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Factsheet on the Indian Ocean Slave Trade
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Factfile on Matthew Wellington
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Factfile on Sidi Mubarak Bombay
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The search for the River Nile. Background information
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Compare Fact Files Activity
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KS3

 

How did stories get told to the British public?

 

To understand how stories get retold.

 

The Zambezi Expedtion. [Word] [Pdf]

Retell the story.
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KS3

What's your view?

 

To evaluate and select sources.

 

Storyboard activity.
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