This outstanding card sort is designed to help students understand the problems facing Elizabeth I in 1558. This resource is suitable for the full range of learners and be used as a starter, plenary, homework or main activity depending upon the ability of your class.
When you purchase this lesson you will receive a card sort with six headings labelled religion, defence, money, foreign relations, marriage and poverty and crime as well as eight accompanying statements which need to be matched up or sorted. Once complete, I have included two optional extension exercise including sorting the problems in to which were the most important as well as an extended essay question.
The aims and objectives for this lesson are:
Theme: The reign of Queen Elizabeth I, 1558 - 1603
Know: What problems faced Elizabeth I when she became queen in 1558?
Understand: Which problems were linked to money, religion, poverty, defence, relations with other countries, marriage?
Evaluate: Which problems posed the greatest threat to Elizabeth I?
WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: What problems did Elizabeth I?
Explain: Which problems were linked to money, religion, poverty, foreign relations, marriage and defence?
Analyse: Which problem posed the greatest threat to Elizabeth I?
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