Teaching the Tudors

Secondary history Tudor lessons for KS3 KS4 and KS5 students studying Henry VII, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Bloody Mary, the Spanish Armada, English reformation

Tes Resources Team

The Tudors Secondary History KS3 KS4 KS5

Teaching the Tudors to secondary history students doesn't have to be so terrible with this fantastic collection of resources for key stages 3, 4 and 5

The Tudor dynasty is one of the most renowned and exciting areas of British history to deliver to history students and certainly considered to be one of the most memorable. To help build upon students prior knowledge and prepare them for the recent Tudor additions to the GCSE and A level specifications, we have put together a collection of some of our most popular Tudor resources spanning the period for KS3, KS4 and KS5 students.

KS3 resources

The Tudors - Who's who in Tudor England
jchistory

The Tudors - Who's who in Tudor England

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\*\*\*SALE\*\*\* - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. Learning objectives: identify the main groups that made up Tudor society categorise a variety of historical sources, explaining why I made the decisions that I did This active lesson introduces students to the various soci...
Henry VIII and his six wives
HistoricRoyalPalaces

Henry VIII and his six wives

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A colourful factsheet about the king, his six wives and their relationships. This illustrated one page summary - complete with cartoon portraits - gives the dates, order, fate and offspring of all of Henry VIII's wives.
Tudors: Why did Henry VIII break with Rome?
j_leemosley

Tudors: Why did Henry VIII break with Rome?

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A lesson that looks at the break from Rome and get students to investigate why did Henry break from Rome. Students practice PEE paragraphs and using evidence to back up arguments. There are challenge tasks to stretch top end and sentence starters to scaffold.
Life in Tudor England
Rossrondel1

Life in Tudor England

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PP and resources for an introduction to life in Tudor England, looking at the different groups of people in society.
The Spanish Armada
Emma D

The Spanish Armada

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Two lessons covering the topic of the Spanish Armada: L1: Causes of the Spanish Armada - introduces the Spanish Armada and students must consider the most important causes L2: Why was the Spanish Armada defeated? - includes ranking causes in order of significance on a thermometer. Challe...
Elizabeths Middle Way
mrshopehistory

Elizabeths Middle Way

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This lesson covers Elizabeth I's religious settlement. 4 Mark exam technique has been incorporated into the lesson. The lesson has been written for KS3 however it would be useful for LAP GCSE students studying the Elizabethan module for their GCSE.

KS4 resources

Elizabethan England- Revision
ChelseaBear1

Elizabethan England- Revision

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Here you will find a revision booklet for Edexcel's Early Elizabethan England (1-9) Key Question 1. I have summarised the first key question into smaller sections and created an activities booklet which can be used alongside to prompt pupils to test their knowledge of the topic.
Elizabethan England Revision Flashcards AQA GCSE 9-1
PilgrimHistory

Elizabethan England Revision Flashcards AQA GCSE 9-1

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* I have produced these flashcards in another and lasting bid to get my Year 11 s revising and focusing on the forthcoming Mocks and AQA GCSE History Elizabethan England 9-1 exam. I use these 60 flashcards in revision sessions and intervention after school. They have proved a great success and it ...
Elizabethan England: Emoji Revision
j_leemosley

Elizabethan England: Emoji Revision

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Created for a revision task where students roll dice to decide upon an emoji and must then link it in someway to something we have learnt about the topic e.g Ship = Spanish Armada or baby = succession crisis . It worked well with by lower ability students having something to visualize we then began ...
Henry VIII and His Ministers Revision Timeline
DanielWillcocks

Henry VIII and His Ministers Revision Timeline

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A timeline relevant to the Henry VIII and His Ministers GCSE History unit. Students have to make short notes on each event-two key features and three reasons why each event is important-relevant to the 12 mark question. There are also some events which students have to plan essay answers to and try ...

KS5 resources

Mary Tudor Unit of Work
IQResources

Mary Tudor Unit of Work

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This unit gives hours of lessons including activities, questions and discussion points about the reign of Mary Tudor. The unit is primarily aimed at the theme of a Mid Tudor Crisis but can easily be used for most Tudor examinations. The corresponding PowerPoint is available in the Premium ...
A level AQA Tudor revision guide
ktaylor18

A level AQA Tudor revision guide

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Questions with answers - with all the facts needed to succeed in your Tudor history exam. From Henry VII all the way to Elizabeth I. Facts cover all the areas you need to know under each of the monarch's including Government, Religion, Economy, Society, Foreign Policy and Rebellions. With over 650 d...
A level Tudors thematic revision sheets
Alandorr

A level Tudors thematic revision sheets

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This collection of 4 thematic learn sheets is aimed at A level students studying the 1C: The Tudors, England: 1485-1603, AQA specification. The learn sheets are pitched at C to B grade level, showing the extent of change and continuity of 4 major themes across the dynasty. The 4 double sided learn ...
TUDORS THEME 1 CENTRAL GOV. (Edexcel History A Level)
Ellie Shardlow

TUDORS THEME 1 CENTRAL GOV. (Edexcel History A Level)

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I achieved an A* in Edexcel A Level History - here are all of the revision sheets I used for Tudors Theme 1: Central Government. Included are clear and condensed revision notes (including facts and figures) for monarchy nobility and gentry, council, secretary, LLs, church and state, changes in parli...