A. Objectives

Students are expected to acquire knowledge and develop understanding of:
  • basic historical concepts, such as cause and effect, change and continuity, and similarities and differences;
  • diverse standpoints and perspectives inherent in different ways of representing and interpreting the past;
  • the beliefs, experiences and behaviours of their own nation as well as of other nations, and the ways in which they have shaped the development of the contemporary world;
  • the inter-relations of major events and movements that have occurred in the local community, the nation, Asia and the world in the 20th century; and
  • the major historical developments and trends that have shaped the contemporary world.


Last Updated: 2020-11-27


B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Ms Maggie Chan
F.2, F.3, F.5, F.6
Mr Mario Chan 
F.3, F.4
Ms Judy Tsui
Ms Meaco Kwok
F.1, F.2
Miss Prudence Cheung   F.1


Last Updated: 2021-09-07


C. Assessment System

Data-based questions assignment (s)
Organized Test
Mid-Year/ Final Examination
Mid-Year/ Final Examination


Last Updated: 2021-09-07


D. Assessment Syllabus


 First Term OT 2021-22


Textbook (Topic 1 - Human needs: Past and Present)

·       p.6-7 (whole page)

·       p.8 (cross out the 1st and 3rd paragraphs) 

·       p.9 (cross out the 2nd and 3rd paragraphs) 

·       p.10,12,13,16 (whole page)

·       p.17 (cross out the table) 

·       p.18 (cross out the 1st paragraph)

·       p.19 (cross out point 3)


Workbook (Topic 1 - Human needs: Past and Present)

·       p.2 (Q.1)

·       p.3 (whole page)

·       p.13 (Q.1 & 2)

·       p.14 & 15 (whole page)


OT Format (Paper Total: 45 marks)

·       Fill in the blanks (14 marks)

·       Multiple-choice questions (7 marks)

·       Timeline (8 marks)

·       Short Questions (14 marks)

·       Effective communication (2 marks)


Textbook (Topic 5 The rise of modern Europe)

·       p.6 (whole page)

·       p.7 (cross out “1. Flourishing overseas trade)

·       p.10-12 (whole page)

·       p.13 (cross out the 1st paragraph “The Renaissance thinkers … knowledge of the new age” & 2nd paragraph second line “such as using the Romanesque arch”)

·       p.14 (whole page)

·       p.15 (cross out the 2nd paragraph “Miguel de Cervantes … the poverty of the people)

·       p.17 (cross out Data-based questions Q.3 and Q.4)

·       p.18 (whole page)


Workbook (Topic 5 The rise of modern Europe)

·       p.1 (Fill in the blanks Q.1 and Q.3)

·       p.2 (Statement correction Q.1, Q.5 and Q.6)

·       p.3 (whole page)

Data-based questions Exercise

·       DBQ Exercise (1)

OT Format (Paper Total: 50 marks)

·       True or False (7 marks)

·       Multiple-choice questions (10 marks)

·       Data-based questions (32 marks)

·       Effective communication (1 mark)



1.     Japanese Occupation (p.7 from Part B Japanese Occupation 1941-1945, p.8, p.9, p.11, p.12, p.13 & p.14 up to Part 3 End of Japanese Occupation) 

2.     Housing Development p.21 (Social development) & p.22-23 (Box No.6 on p.22 & Box 7 on p.23 are excluded) 



1.     Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong – all pages 

2.     Housing Development in HK – all pages 

OT Format (Paper Total: 50 marks)

·       Historical Proof Reading? (8 marks) 

·       MC (10 marks) 

·       DBQ X 2 (30 marks) 

·       Effective communication e.g. fluency, spelling, grammatical errors, organization, etc (2 marks) 


Last Updated: 2021-10-12


E. Subject Resources



Last Updated: 2021-09-07