Since the time of Wallace and Bruce, Scotland and France had been allies in the Auld Alliance. In 1542, James V decided to join France in war with England. In November 1542, a Scottish army was defeated by the English at Solway Moss with many important Scottish nobles taken prisoner. James V died soon after, leaving his eight day old daughter as Queen of Scotland. Ruling in her place, the Earl of Arran made peace with Henry VIII and the English under the Treaty of Greenwich. Part of the treaty was that Mary would marry Edward, the five-year-old son of Henry
Mary, Queen of Scots returns to Scotland to find Protestantism has swept across her country. She must choose between risking her life and reign, and finding a way to work with the new Protestant regime.
Use this clip to help explain the importance of religion in 16th Century Scotland.
The following two lessons get students to look at how representative Congress is and challenge them to think about liberal and conservtaive viewpoints of representation. Each lesson takes about 1 hour to complete. possible more if the studetns get some good discussion within it.
Goes from the dinosaurs through key periods of history to the present day. Use MS Word to adapt it.
I have added the Stone, Bronze, Iron and Middle Ages to the updated version. As well as the first public railway in 1825, England winning the World Cup in 1966 and the 2012 Olympics.
A full lesson on the invasion of the Spanish Armada in 1588, this lesson is for KS3 students and includes a group role play task for students and a worksheet to support the planning of a cause and consequence assessment on the failure of the Spanish Armada.
A variety of resources on the execution of Charles I
This pack includes at least 3 lessons of work including a memory game task to discover about the execution, a newsaper written report task, a group work news broadcast task.
Great to explore the execution, includes good resources for SEN students