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How  did Britain build an empire Thinking skills  activity

How did Britain build an empire Thinking skills activity

Task: I want you to imagine it is almost 400 year ago. You are the king of Britain. You have decided you want to build an empire of different countries. The question you must consider is how? Study the map carefully below and try to work out how Britain successfully took control of other countries and built an empire...................

By gjolly2

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 Complete set of lessons for each of the 3 topic areas in this unit. Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion, 1558-1569 - Lesson 1 - The Situation on Elizabeth's Accession - Lesson 2 - The Settlement of Religion - Lesson 3 - Challenges to the Settlement - Lesson 4 - The Problem of Mary, Queen of Scots Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth at Home and Abroad, 1569-88 - Lesson 1 - Plots and Revolts at Home - Lesson 2 - Relations with Spain - Lesson 3 - Outbreak of War with Spain - Lesson 4 - The Armada Topic 3: Elizabethan Society in the Age of Exploration, 1558-88 - Lesson 1 - Education and Leisure - Lesson 2 - The Problem of the Poor - Lesson 3 - Exploration and Voyages of Discovery - Lesson 4 - Raleigh and Virginia

By MrTHistory

Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony Crossword Puzzle

Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the pilgrims and Plymouth Colony is a fun vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ John Carver ♦ Mayflower ♦ Mayflower Compact ♦ Pilgrims ♦ Plymouth ♦ Plymouth Rock ♦ Samoset ♦ Separatists ♦ Squanto ♦ William Bradford ♦ William Brewster

By ScienceSpot

Lost Colony of Roanoke Crossword Puzzle

Lost Colony of Roanoke Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the Lost Colony of Roanoke is a fun vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ Anglo Spanish War ♦ Charter ♦ CRO ♦ Croatoan ♦ John White ♦ North Carolina ♦ Queen Elizabeth I ♦ Roanoke ♦ Sir Walter Raleigh ♦ Virginia Dare

By ScienceSpot

Imperialism: Was Imperialism Beneficial? ~Philosophical Chairs Activity~

Imperialism: Was Imperialism Beneficial? ~Philosophical Chairs Activity~

This 10 page activity packet contains everything your students need to complete a Philosophical Chairs Document Based Activity (using primary sources/secondary sources). Perfect for use during a unit on European Imperialism. This lesson focuses on how European Imperialism affected Africa and India. Students will read primary/secondary documents that will build upon what they have learned in class about European Imperialism. Students will: 1) Read each primary/secondary source document (excerpt) to understand how the people of Africa/ India were affected by colonization. 2) While examining the documents, students can orally discuss the meaning of the documents with a partner. 3) Students will then complete their graphic organizers to record information that will answer the overall question and support their position: Was Imperialism Beneficial to the people of Africa and India? 4) Once students have added evidence to their graphic organizer from the documents to support their position/argument, the teacher can then direct students to take a position and stand on the correct side of the room (Philosophical Chairs Strategy) 5) Teacher will then call on students on both sides of the question to explain their position using the evidence they wrote down. Students are free at any time to switch sides if they are persuaded by another students arguments. (Teacher will take note and ask student to explain why they were convinced to switch). Students add notes to their graphic organizer during this activity. 6) Students can then use their graphic organizers to complete a creative EXIT CARD activity. MEETS COMMON CORE STANDARDS

By learningisapassion

Elizabeth I - Introduction Lesson - KS3

Elizabeth I - Introduction Lesson - KS3

A lesson which introduces Elizabeth I through the Armarda Portrait. The class are introduced to Elizabeth and must draw initial observations and thoughts about her/the portrait. They are then given some more information and reassess initial ideas. Further background information is provided through the attached comprehension activity.

By davidl_phillips