AQA 2024 Historic Environment: Drake’s CircumnavigationQuick View
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AQA 2024 Historic Environment: Drake’s Circumnavigation

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AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Historic Environment, 2024 - The Americas and Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580. The resources are suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. Included within this bundle are the following complete lessons and assessment support: 01 - An English Renaissance 02 - The Elizabethan ‘Golden Age’ 03 - The Golden Age of Elizabethan Exploration 04 - The Reasons for the Anglo-Spanish Conflict, 1580 05 - Sir Francis Drake - Slave Trader 06 - Drake’s Plan 07 - Sir Francis Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580 08 - Consequences of Drake’s Voyage 09 - The Impact of Voyages and Trade 10 - Sir Francis Drake’s Significance 11 - The Historic Environment The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603: Historic Environment - are consistently well-above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 446,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
Historic Environment, 2024: Drake's PlanQuick View
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Historic Environment, 2024: Drake's Plan

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Describe Sir Francis Drake’s plans to voyage in the 1570s. Explain how and why Drake’s voyages were made possible during the 1570s. Lesson Objective: who got Drake back in the sea during the 1570s? AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Historic Environment, 2024 - The Americas and Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603: Historic Environment - are consistently well-above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 446,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
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Francis Drake

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A lesson designed for thh AQA 8145 History specification that enquires: Why was Francis Drake an English hero? The lesson has three outcomes: Describe the route of Drake’s circumnavigation Explain what Drakes journey suggests about the voyages of Discovery Evaluate what Drake’s voyage tells us about Elizabethan England Activities include: annotating a map for the circumnavigation, storyboard, spider diagram, source work and information sheets. Let me know if you have any questions, Thank you!
Historic Environment, 2024: Consequences of Drake's VoyageQuick View
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Historic Environment, 2024: Consequences of Drake's Voyage

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Describe the impact of Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation. Explain why Sir Francis Drake had a significant impact on Elizabethan England. Lesson Objective: to what extent did Francis Drake become more than Sir Francis Drake? AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Historic Environment, 2024 - The Americas and Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603: Historic Environment - are consistently well-above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 446,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation, 1577-1580Quick View
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Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation, 1577-1580

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Describe the life and voyages of Sir Francis Drake. Explain why Sir Francis Drake had a significant impact on Elizabethan England. Lesson Objective: to what extent did Sir Francis Drake’s treasure make him a national treasure? AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Life in Elizabethan Times. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - are consistently above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 414,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
L3 - Drake's circumnavigation (HE 2024): Events of the circumnavigation 1577-80Quick View
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L3 - Drake's circumnavigation (HE 2024): Events of the circumnavigation 1577-80

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L3 in the 2024 Historic Environment series on The Americas and Drake’s circumnavigation, 1577-1580. This lesson explores the key chronological events of the circumnavigation and the benefits and dangers faced across the voyage. The lesson begins with a recap of the motivating factors in undertaking such a voyage, leading to a video exploring the circumnavigation and the events, benefits and dangers. Students complete the notes table as they watch. Students then annotate their A3 map, using the hand out to detail what happened at each stage - optional colour-coding re. benefits and negatives at this stage - building a chornological picture of the voyage. Using their map and the hand out students then create a table showing the benefits and dangers of this voyage. Finally, students then assess HOW successful they think the circumnavigation was considering their learning so far.
L1 - Drakes circumnavigation (HE 2024): How did voyages of exploration benefit Elizabethan England?Quick View
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L1 - Drakes circumnavigation (HE 2024): How did voyages of exploration benefit Elizabethan England?

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L1 in the 2024 Historic Environment series on The Americas and Drake’s circumnavigation, 1577-1580. This double lesson explores how the voyages of exploration benefited Elizabethan England. The lesson begins with an inference source starter, leading to a video clip demonstrating how exploration advanced in this period. Students then rank the main reasons for these voyages, justifying their top 3 choices. Students then explore 5 key Elizabethan explorers, outlining for each their successes and negatives from their voyages. The lesson then moves into a direct comparison between the contribution made by Drake and Raleigh to Elizabethan England, linking into an 8-mark ‘explain what was important’ response with mark scheme and assessment grid included. The lesson culminates in a review of the main motivations for voyages, explorers and benefits these voyages brought in the wider Elizabethan context.
Why did Drake circumnavigate the world?Quick View
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Why did Drake circumnavigate the world?

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Students complete this enquiry question using the excellent Active History resources. Check out their google earth video of the circumnavigation. Another part of the 'what were the effects of Tudor Exploration&' SOW: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20100612050234/standards.dfes.gov.uk/schemes2/history/his19/
Historic Environment, 2024: The Impact of Elizabethan Voyages and TradeQuick View
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Historic Environment, 2024: The Impact of Elizabethan Voyages and Trade

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Describe the impact of the voyages of exploration during the reign of Elizabeth I. Explain how and why the voyages of exploration had an impact on Elizabethan England. Lesson Objective: how far did Elizabeth I ensure East met West? AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Historic Environment, 2024 - The Americas and Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603: Historic Environment - are consistently well-above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 446,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
L5 - Drake's Circumnavigation (HE 2024) - In what ways can Drake's voyage be seen as an achievement?Quick View
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L5 - Drake's Circumnavigation (HE 2024) - In what ways can Drake's voyage be seen as an achievement?

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L5 in the 2024 Historic Environment series on The Americas and Drake’s circumnavigation, 1577-1580. This lesson assesses how great an achievement Drake’s circumnavigation was. The lesson begins by using the images to recap the previous lesson - the results of the circumnavigation. Students then explore the benefits and negatives/limitations of the voyage for those stakeholders involved (e.g. Drake, his backers, his crew etc). Students then use this sheet, and the previous lesson to explore ONE of two questions assessing the achievements and successes of the voyages. In groups students plan a question and then feedback, completing the question planning grid. Students then choose one question to answer (linked to AQA updated scheme 2024). The lesson culminates in a judgement line plenary assessing how successful students consider Drake’s voyage to have been.
GCSE History Paper 2 Section B: British Depth Study - Exploration and DrakeQuick View
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GCSE History Paper 2 Section B: British Depth Study - Exploration and Drake

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GCSE History Paper 2 Section B: British Depth Study Elizabethan England, c1586–1603. Part one of the AQA GCSE History unit on Elizabeth. These lessons cover British Depth Study Elizabethan England. There are eighteen lessons with resources for each lesson and a student overview in a bundle for £5.99. Exploration Describe the development in trade and exploration in Elizabethan England. Explain why men embarked on voyages in the Elizabethan Era. Discuss why Elizabethan’s set out global voyages and discoveries. Evaluate whether trade was the most important reason for the age of exploration.
Historic Environment, 2024: Sir Francis Drake - Slave TraderQuick View
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Historic Environment, 2024: Sir Francis Drake - Slave Trader

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Describe the early life and voyages of Sir Francis Drake. Explain the importance of John Hawkins on Sir Francis Drake. Lesson Objective: to what extent did Sir Francis Drake become more than a pirate? AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Historic Environment, 2024 - The Americas and Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603: Historic Environment - are consistently well-above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 446,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
L2 - Drake's circumnavigation (HE 2024): Why did Drake circumnavigate the globe in 1577?Quick View
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L2 - Drake's circumnavigation (HE 2024): Why did Drake circumnavigate the globe in 1577?

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L2 in the 2024 Historic Environment series on The Americas and Drake’s circumnavigation, 1577-1580. This lesson begins with a recap of knowledge about Francis Drake, leading into a video that introduces John Hawkins’ role in the slave trade. Students then explore how Hawkins’ role in influencing Drake in undertaking future voyages. The main activity focuses on exploring the 6 main motivating factors for Drake in undertaking his 1577 voyage, with students assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each, leading to a judgement on the main factors that influenced Drake. The plenary sets up the following lesson with students considering the benefits and dangers to sailors in undertaking such a lengthy voyage.
Life in Elizabethan Times 1/2: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603Quick View
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Life in Elizabethan Times 1/2: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603

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Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Life in Elizabethan Times. The resources are suitable for AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History. • A ‘Golden Age’: living standards and fashions; growing prosperity and the rise of the gentry; the Elizabethan theatre and its achievements; attitudes to the theatre. • The poor: reasons for the increase in poverty; attitudes and responses to poverty; the reasons for government action and the seriousness of the problem. • English sailors: Hawkins and Drake; circumnavigation 1577–1580, voyages and trade; the role of Raleigh. Please note that due to the number of resources, this is one half of the unit. You can purchase the other half of this unit and other sections separately. Included within this bundle are the following complete lessons, revision guide and assessment: 01 - An English Renaissance 02 - The Elizabethan ‘Golden Age’ 03 - The Golden Age of Elizabethan Exploration 04 - Sir Francis Drake’s Circumnavigation, 1577-1580 05 - Sir Walter Rayleigh and the Colonisation of Virginia 06 - The East and the New World - The Impact of Voyages and Trade on Elizabethan England 07 - Growing Prosperity - The Rise of the Gentry 08 - Elizabethan Architecture 09 - Hardwick Hall 10 - Life in Elizabethan Times: Assessment 11 - Life in Elizabethan Times: Revision Guide The resources that I have created have helped my GCSE History classes to sustain outstanding results over a period of time: 2022 P8: +0.88 and +0.81 2021 P8: +1.42 2020 P8: +0.47 2019 P8: +0.57 My GCSE History classes have also consistently attained the most Grade 9s in any subject and/or class at my current school of over 1300 students. In addition, this specific component’s outcomes - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - are consistently above the national average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis. I have worked for the examination boards for over 10 years and considering the recent developments within education, my resources are constantly amended and updated for students studying GCSE History. I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and have used my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons to ensure that each student achieves their personal best. I am proud that I am a ‘Gold’ TES Author, and this is recognised by the fact that my resources have been downloaded over 414,000 times by educators throughout the world. Copyright Protection ©
Are we alone in the universe?Quick View
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Are we alone in the universe?

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A powerpoint that discusses the ways we have been searching for alien life: SETI, the Voyager probes, The Viking Landers, The Arecibo Message... For high ability classes, it goes on to discuss the Drake equation and gets pupils to give their own estimates on the numbers used. Links to videos and useful websites are scattered throughout.
10 GCSE AQA history Elizabethan model answersQuick View
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10 GCSE AQA history Elizabethan model answers

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A series of 10 exemplar 8 mark responses based on the GCSE AQA Elizabethan England syllabus. The responses are in the style of the “describe the importance of X” and “write an account about X” Includes: Importance of the voyages of exploration Raleigh’s attempts at colonisation Importance and criticism of theatre Tensions with Spain The failure of the Armada (includes a paragraph on Drake’s raid on Cádiz, Spanish leadership, English technology and English tactics) Consequences of the arrival of Mary Queen of Scots in England Roman Catholic plots The Northern Rebellion Causes of poverty Response to the poverty crisis tags exemplar, model answer, history, Elizabethan England, Grade 9
EDEXCEL Elizabethan EnglandQuick View
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EDEXCEL Elizabethan England

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This SOW/ bundle addresses Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88. This is perfect for the EDEXCEL spec but can be used for any other exam board/ series of lessons. It has various activities and exam practice too. The lessons do not need any ammending and cover a wide variety of lessons: Key topic 3: Elizabethan society in the Age of Exploration, 1558–88 1 Education and leisure ● Education in the home, schools and universities. ● Sport, pastimes and the theatre. 2 The problem of the poor ● The reasons for the increase in poverty and vagabondage during these years. ● The changing attitudes and policies towards the poor. 3 Exploration and voyages of discovery ● Factors prompting exploration, including the impact of new technology on ships and sailing and the drive to expand trade. ● The reasons for, and significance of, Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe. 4 Raleigh and Virginia ● The significance of Raleigh and the attempted colonisation of Virginia. ● Reasons for the failure of Virginia 4. Exam ● Revision ● Assessment ● Feedback
Tudor Question TimeQuick View
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Tudor Question Time

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Use this hot-seating activity from Royal Museums Greenwich . Students step into the shoes of those who knew Francis Drake to develop their own hypothesis about whether Francis Drake was a pirate, an explorer or a privateer.