Source A Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) was unified under British

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Transcript Source A Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) was unified under British

The British Empire
Good or Bad?
Plymstock School History
Department
Aims:
Was the British Empire Good or Bad?
Why are there so many different opinions?
Testing the reliability of sources
How do groups work?
Analysing jigsaw group work
How many of you had
positive opinions about the
empire when we started the
course?
How many of you had
negative opinions about the
empire when we started the
course?
How many of you were
undecided about the empire
when we started the course?
Your Task
• Group A - You will be watching a DVD ‘The British
Empire in Colour’ and making notes on the good and
bad aspects of the Empire, with a special focus on
its legacy and role in modern Britain.
• Group B – You will be working in the cupboard
behind HU10 and listening to two pieces of music
and making notes.
 Group C – You will be working in the Humanities
computer suite and making notes on the
PowerPoint ETI(PPT)5. The presentation will recap
old information plus new sources and opinions
 You will all need to use the worksheets provided &
discuss your findings
 We will return to HU10 in around 20-25mins. Work
with this timing in mind