This tutorial will help you know the major developments of historical interest in Taf Ely, including by finding information on three sites of historical interest, finding the meaning of terms used in context, and by looking up the meaning of six words used in research materials. During the tutorial you will be able to design a portfolio of information relating to sites of interest, and contribute to collecting and collating information to put in a portfolio.
Part I – Be able to design a portfolio of information relating to sites of interest
I.I – Contribute to collecting and collating information to put in a portfolio
Using the range of sources below, create a portfolio of images and other materials that reflect your ideas on the past, present and future of the following localities and the ways in which you think they have played a part in war, peace, and conflict resolution.
- Gilfach Goch
- Llantwit Fardre
- Taffs Well
Discuss how you have contributed to the collecting and collating of information to put in a portfolio using the discussion board at this link.
Part II – Know the major developments of historical interest in the local area
II.I – Find information on three sites of historical interest
Discuss using this board the three sites of historical interest that you identify below.
II.I.I – Industrial and Agricultural
Consider issues such as place names, labour forces as well as food and farming.
II.I.II – Landscape and Buildings
Consider issues such as landscape history, domestic buildings, historic churches, courts, health facilities, and schools.
II.I.II – Community and Governance
Consider issues such as education, popular culture, folklore, customs, civic ritual, central and local government, policing and law and order.
I.II – Find the meaning of terms used in context
Discuss using this board the meaning of the five terms below in the context you find them.
I.II.I – War
Consider why war happens and what the alternatives to war can be. For example, can peace congresses or other forms of diplomacy prevent war, or is it the case that in order to get peace that war needs to happen?
I.II.II – Peace
Consider whether war is always the opposite of peace, and how peace can occur during wars. For example, does fellowship between a nation’s citizens continue during periods where their countries are at war with one another?
I.II.III – Past
Consider your local area’s past and what is important about this. For example has the community learned from its past mistakes, or is there anything else about the community’s past that still has relevance today?
Select media on the past:
I.II.IV – Present
Consider what it happening at the moment in your local area. For example, are you able to enjoy the things you want to enjoy with people you like, or are there things about it you do not like and wish would not happen?
I.II.V – Future
Consider what you would like your local area to be like in the future. For example, are there things about it you want to change, things you want to keep, or things that no one has thought of or done, which you would like to happen?
I.III – Look up the meaning of six words used in research materials
Discuss using this board the six words below.
Consider the following six words:
I.III.I – Heritage
Consider the meaning of the word heritage.
I.III.II – Place
Consider the meaning of the word place.
I.III.III – Community
Consider the meaning of the word community.
I.III.IV – Class
Consider the meaning of the word class.
I.III.IV – Culture
Consider the meaning of the word culture.
I.III.V – Economy
Consider the meaning of the word economy.