This outstanding lesson is designed to help students understand the political, economic and religious causes of the war between Spain and England in 1585. This fun and engaging lesson is suitable for the full ability range. If you like this lesson on Elizabethan England, then check out similar resources in my TES shop.
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The aims and objectives for this lesson are:
Theme: Elizabethan England
Know: Why did tensions between England and Spain increase in 1585?
Understand: What were the political, economic and religious causes of the war?
Evaluate: Which factor was the most important?
Skills: Source Analysis, Cause, Consequence & Collaboration
WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: Why did tensions between England and Spain increase in 1585?
Explain: The political, economic and religious causes of the war with Spain
Analyse: Which factor was the most important?
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