We looked at Tudor merchant's house and looked at building techniques - timber-frame etc. then researched merchant's homes to produce an annotated display of images. In small groups the chn developed cooperation skills and produced junk models to resemble Tudor merchant's homes. This sheet is designed for evaluation. I thought others might find it useful - it includes a selection of images too.
The stages of building a Celtic Roundhouse. This interactive animation lets you see the process from the initial wooden frame to the roof and door. Great for seeing the differences between 2000 years ago and today. Good for comparison between the Celts and the Tudors (see resource 5960)
An interactive Globe that you can spin around to show the progress of Sir Francis Drake on his voyage around the World between 1577 and 1580. Also contains information on other Explorers of the age: Sir John Hawkins, Christopher Columbus, Magellan and Sir Walter Raleigh.
The second page is a fact sheet about the Golden Hind - Drake's ship. It includes a detailed interactive animation that you can spin 360 degrees to show what a Tudor Galleon looked like.