These lessons allow you to explore the causes in different ways. They do work without textbooks.
Lesson 1 has the students looking at the causes from the point of view of Cromwell and looking at them as Power, Money and Religious causes. You should watch the first 10 minutes of the Cromwell Film. It is on DVD and edited parts are available online.
Lesson 2 has the students exam a list of cases as if they were Power, Money or Religion or Political, Economic, Social, Cultural or Miltary factors.
Lesson 3 or alternative for Lesson 2 looks at the list of events as Long, Medium, Short term and Trigger Causes. Here you can explore the snowball effect of events or shifting pendulum. (Watch more of the film)
Lesson 4 makes use of the students previous, three lessons, your discussions and the film for them to form their own opinions. There are model answers and various supporting documents for them to use.
These lessons can be combined. You can make use of the Wordles as fascinators or starter activities. The word searches can be starters or homework activities.
There is a FREE version of some of these resources.