End-of-the unit Assignment

Here are the questions you need to answer for the assignment. (Due date: September, 29th)

  1. Why was napoleon able to rise to power by 1799?
  2. What does Napoleon’s rise to power say about the weaknesses of the French Revolution?
  3. “Napoleon’s domestic policies did more to increase his power than extend liberty in France”. How far do you agree with this claim?
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Letter to a Friend

Virtual Period Activity:

Imagine you are a person who attended Napoleon’s coronation as Emperor. Write a letter to a friend describing it and expressing your opinions about it.

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Napoleonic Code

Hello Senior IV!

This is our virtual period of the week.

Find the most important characteristics of the Napoleonic Code and the innovations it introduced. Next class, we’ll continue working on it…

Deadline: August, 18th

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Hi Senior IV!

This is our virtual period of the week after the winter break… Since I won’t be seeing you tomorrow, here it goes…

Find key information about Napoleon Bonaparte’s life (dates, early life, achievements, political career, etc) and prepare a short powerpoint, prezi or any kind or presentation with it. (This is not for any oral presentation, just to post in your blogs).

Deadline: August, 4th. They need to be ready and uploaded before our class that day, since we will take a look at them in class.

Enjoy your holidays!



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Written Test

Hi everyone!

This week there will be no activities, since I want you to concentrate on the test we will have next class.

Fow the ones who were absent last class, the test will be on “The Instability of French Governments 1791-99” (book pages 19 to 29).

Study from the book, the folder, the photocopies and the presentations you prepared for the assignment.

Have a nice week and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have doubts!



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Jacobins and Girondins

Hi there!

This is the group assignment on Jacobins and Girondins you need to prepare for next class (Friday, 16th).

Resultado de imagen para girondists and jacobins

Group 1: Jacobins

Allende, Bernusi, Bravo, Castagnino, Claps, Costamagna, Donato, Frias, Giambruni and Kenny.

Group 2: Girondins

Lupi, Millán, Montoya, Okecki, Posse, Quiroga, Reynal, Stordeur, Subira, Tasca and Torrendel.

Tasks: (per group) They will be carried out in this order:

  1. 4 students prepare an oral presentation about the group you got and their leader (Include visual/media support)
  2. 2 students prepare a poster to display in the classroom with information about the group you got (similar to the oral presentations).
  3. 1 student finds a speech by the group or their leader (if you can’t find one or you feel like, you can write your own) and deliver it in class as if you were that French revolutionary.
  4. 3 or 4 students choose a famous Girondin/Jacobin and do research on their lives. In class, you will impersonate that revolutionary and introduce yourself briefly (You can bring costumes or props). Then, both groups will engage in a debate: I will give you topics. You will have to brainstorm ideas together and then deliver your answers impersonating your characters (as if you were in a session of the National Assembly, for instance). You will have the chance to ask or answer back to the other group.

Don’t hesitate to contact me should you have any doubt.




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Jacobins and Girondins


This is our virtual period of the week.

Find a picture that best represents the Girondins and one that best represents the Jacobins. Give the characteristics of each group at the beginning of the French Revolution. The due date is June, 9th.



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Storify Twitter Event


As promised, here goes the link to the storify of our Twitter Event.




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Term Assignment


Hi Everyone!

This is the pdf in which you will find the sources to do your term assignment. Remember the due date is June, 2nd.




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History Twitter Event! FRIDAY, MAY 12TH :)

WHO? Senior 2 + Anyone willing to take part!

Date: Friday May 12th

Time: 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Hashtag: #lcusa20s



Be online at 2.30pm on Tweetchat following #lcusa20s connected with your Twitter user. Remember that your Twitter account MUST be public for the event. You can make it public for 60′ and then change to the previous status.

Every 15 minutes there will be a new task tweeted for you to complete in a tweet.

If your tweets need more than 140 characters you can use twitlonger BUT always remember to write the #lcusa20s hashtag because if you don’t we will not see your tweets.

TASK #1:

a. Change your present Avatar in Twitter for a picture of your character and also change your Twitter user name for one for your character. If you’re using your usual twitter account and not a special one for school, you can twit that from 2.30 to 3.30 you will be doing an assignment for school and that when it finishes you will go back to “normal”.

b. Introduce yourself giving your full name, explaining what you do (your job) and how old you are. (It’s 1925)


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