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Elizabethan England Part 1 and 2

Elizabethan England Part 1 and 2

AQA Elizabethan England Elizabeth and her court (parliament, progresses, performance, rebellions) Life in Elizabethan times (wealthy, theatre, poor laws)

By lucyryall

Why was there so much poverty in Elizabethan England 2?

Why was there so much poverty in Elizabethan England 2?

In line with AQA Elizabethan England topic. Students will look at a sources to discover the various types of poor in Elizabethan times. They will look at the local and national governments attempt to deal with poverty through various rules and laws.

By lucyryall

What was the role of theatre in Elizabethan times?

What was the role of theatre in Elizabethan times?

In line with the AQA Elizabethan England topic, this lesson looks at the role of theatre in Elizabethan times. Starting with students identifying what they know about Shakespeare, students then look at why theatre developed the way it did and labelling the key parts of the theatre. Students also look at the opposition to theatre.

By lucyryall

What was life like in Elizabethan England for the wealthy?

What was life like in Elizabethan England for the wealthy?

This lesson looks at the wealthy in Elizabethan England in line with the AQA exam board. It has a more specific focus on the clothing of the wealthy. There is a task at the end that looks at the food, housing and sport of the wealth. A great intro to the Hardwick hall study for the environmental study component of the exam.

By lucyryall

Why was there a succession crisis for Elizabeth I?

Why was there a succession crisis for Elizabeth I?

A lesson in line with AQA Elizabethan England that looks at the succession crisis. It looks at the Pros and Cons of marriage for Elizabeth, along with her options of suitors such as Dudley, Prince Eric of Sweden, Philip II of Spain and Duke of Anjou.

By lucyryall

Rebellions against Elizabeth I

Rebellions against Elizabeth I

Included are 2 lessons. 1. Norfolk's rebellion (all resources in PPT). This lesson looks at the Norfolk rebellions and has students judge how much of a threat it was to Elizabeth I. 2. Essex rebellion. Students will look at Essex himself, and then the rebellion he led as well as the reasons why rebellions against Elizabeth often failed. These lessons are in line with the AQA Elizabethan England topic.

By lucyryall

How much power did Parliament hold under Elizabeth I?

How much power did Parliament hold under Elizabeth I?

A lesson in line with AQA's Elizabethan England. It looks at the power balance between Elizabeth and Parliament. It also has students consider the role of Parliament and learn its workings. A task included has students looking at evidence that suggests Elizabeth held the power, V Parliament holding the power. Worksheets included in the PPT.

By lucyryall

Who held power in Elizabethan England?

Who held power in Elizabethan England?

A lesson in line with AQA'a Elizabethan England. It looks at the key figures in Elizabeth's court such as William Cecil, Francis Walsingham, Robert Dudley and Robert Hatton. It also considers the other elements of her government and who holds the true control. Students are made to think about the balance of power between Elizabeth and her governing bodies. Worksheets and resources in lesson.

By lucyryall

How did Elizabeth run her government?

How did Elizabeth run her government?

A lesson in line with AQA's Elizabethan England that looks at Queen Elizabeth and her government. It looks at the problems facing Elizabeth as she comes to the throne as well as progresses, performance, royal court and the privy council. Students look at detail at these parts of her government and where they fit into the hierarchy of Elizabethan England.

By lucyryall