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The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The aims of this lesson are for students to recognise how theatres changed under Elizabeth from their early days as travelling performers with a poor reputation playing in pubs and fields to purpose built theatres such as the Globe paid for by wealthy Patrons such as the Earl of Leicester. Students know through their links to their English lessons quite a lot already about Shakespeare and this lesson taps into their knowledge and builds upon it with a thinking quilt to examine how the theatre developed. Furthermore there is a focus on Shakespeare’s plays and inspiration as well as an analysis of the Globe theatre. There is some excellent video footage to complement the learning tasks. This lesson is suited to both Key Stages 3 and 4. An exam question for GCSE practice (differentiated) on the significance of the Elizabethan theatre sets up the students for later learning and skills. The lesson finishes with an odd one out task which will revisit the aims of the lesson and how Tudor theatres still have an impact today. The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory Please review this resource and receive a free Tudor key word literacy display worth £3 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/tudor-key-word-history-display-11653246
PilgrimHistory
What was life like during the plague (17c)?

What was life like during the plague (17c)?

The lessons starts by testing the students’ prior knowledge of the plague from general knowledge or previous work on the Black Death. They then link the “Ring a Ring o’ Roses” nursery rhyme to the plague. After going through some key knowledge, students label a diagram of a plague doctor and consider which parts of his costume might actually have protected him. They then answer some comprehension questions on Samuel Pepy’s diary extracts to gain a sense of life at the time. The main activity is to create a public information poster to help citizens of London stay safe using only the knowledge available at the time. For the plenary, students consider how this poster would be different if they could have used modern-day knowledge.
katherinelroe
Warfare 1500-1700 Tarsia Revision Puzzle

Warfare 1500-1700 Tarsia Revision Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the medieval warfare 1500-1700. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision, intervention sessions and learning without pens. The puzzle was designed to support the Warfare through time, c1250-present unit. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class’s confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
Henry VIII and his Minsister's escape room for Edexcel 1-9 History

Henry VIII and his Minsister's escape room for Edexcel 1-9 History

I have created an escape room lesson where the students have to complete certain tasks to get a code, once they have completed all the tasks they will put the code in and will win a prize ( i use a little safe or a padlock that they have to open) This gets them to look at key skills that they need for their exam
ashleywright90
Peace and Protest Knowledge Organiser

Peace and Protest Knowledge Organiser

This is a knowledge organiser that is used for a scheme of work I use for ‘Peace and Protest’. It is an excellent revision tool and can be used for GCSE or KS3. If not in line with the buyers SOW it can be edited or used as extra reading. Thanks and enjoy!
TeacherofThought
Wordsearch puzzle for Hamlet - William Shakespeare (30 words)

Wordsearch puzzle for Hamlet - William Shakespeare (30 words)

This is a preview of the Shakespeare wordsearch pack up for sale on the Kids’ Printouts account. This is a 30-word wordsearch and like wordsearches in general, is a great task to include in children’s learning to help them recall information about the story, reinforce spellings, encourage discussion, and to prepare them for a comprehension activity. It’s also great for pattern recognition and drawing lines too!
kidsprintouts
The Tudors: Poverty and the Elizabethan Poor Law of 1601

The Tudors: Poverty and the Elizabethan Poor Law of 1601

The aims of this lesson are to explain the ideas behind the Elizabethan Poor Law and to assess its impact on Elizabethan society and beyond. This lesson focuses on the changing attitude towards the poor in Elizabethan England. Students first of all have to understand the reasons for poverty which have been caused by many factors such as local landowners as well as by the actions of Henry VIII in his break with Rome. One of their tasks is to write to the local landowner, using suggested key argument words, to express their sympathy for the poor which was in sort supply in the Elizabethan era. As well as source analysis, students learn the so called tricks of the trade for begging and how Tudor propaganda shaped these negative views of the poor. Students subsequently have to analyse the new Elizabethan Poor Law and assess its significance and impact upon society as a whole. The final task is to talk like an historian and answer the quiz picking up points for the harder questions. The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Warfare 1250-1500 Tarsia Revision

Warfare 1250-1500 Tarsia Revision

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the medieval warfare 1250-1500. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision, intervention sessions and KS3 history. The puzzle was designed to support the Warfare through time, c1250-present unit. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class’s confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
The Tudors: Famous Tudor Explorers and Navigators - Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh

The Tudors: Famous Tudor Explorers and Navigators - Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh

The aims of this lesson are to recognise the achievements of three famous ‘seadogs’ in Elizabeth’s reign and decide which one deserves the most recognition in a seafaring ‘Hall of Fame’. Students are led through the journeys and discoveries of sailors in Elizabethan England from the Cabot brothers to Gerardus Mercator and his brilliant Atlas  giving the navigator a map where a line of constant bearing would cross all meridians at the same angle. The context for the students and sailors achievements and the problems they encountered are given through learning activities such as play your cards right, video evidence, a true or false quiz anda plotting exercise of Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe on a blank world map. The main task is to analyse and evaluate the achievements of Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh with differentiated resource materials. Students are given specific criteria to judge this before ultimately deciding who had the greatest impact on Elizabethan exploration. The lesson concludes with a key word game under timed conditions The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory Please review the resource and receive a free Tudor timeline display worth £3 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/tudor-key-word-history-display-11653246
PilgrimHistory
Elizabeth I, Written assessment, Ks3

Elizabeth I, Written assessment, Ks3

A written assessment looking at the problems Elizabeth I faced and how she dealt with them. Assessment title: ‘Why is Elizabeth seen as such a strong monarch?’ Revision Powerpoint, revision sheet, differentiated assessment also included.
Danqaz
KS3 Assessments

KS3 Assessments

A range of assessments which cover topics often taught to KS3 students. Grade boundaries are linked to the new 9-1 grading system.
franshah
Witch Child by Celia Rees - loads of bits for exploring this fantastic novel

Witch Child by Celia Rees - loads of bits for exploring this fantastic novel

A complete range of lessons and worksheets to accompany teaching the fab historical/fictional novel ‘Witch Child’ by Celia Rees. For me, this book seemed to resonate most with my Yr 9 girls groups and they really enjoyed the range of activties including reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. There are some lessons shorter than others or have been deleted due to now irrelevant mark scheme/curriculum work (including APP). I hope you enjoy this selection and please feel free to review and look at my other resources as well. Many thanks
sarah_hewitt2018
Y7  Spring 2 homework booklet 'The Stuarts' History KS3

Y7 Spring 2 homework booklet 'The Stuarts' History KS3

A homework booklet with 35 pages for the spring 2 half term of year 7. The focus is on learning homework ready for a starter or exit quiz in lessons. Each homework comes with a revision activity as well. This terms homework focuses on Stuart England and includes: Contents Who were the Stuarts? Why did the Civil War start? Roundheads v Cavaliers Weapons & Battles Why was the King executed? Cromwell ‘hero or villain’? Which witch is which? The ‘Merry Monarch’ London’s burning The Catholic King & his ‘Glorious’ daughter Instructions for pupils are: Each week in History, you will have a fact test on work you completed the week before in lessons. For homework revise the information on the topic which you learnt in your lesson and be ready to answer ten factual questions based on that work. To help you revise there are revision activities to do for each topic. At the start of each half term and new term in History you will have a fact test which covers ALL the topics you have studied so far. Use this homework booklet to revise for your factual tests. If you continually fail your factual tests (less than half marks) you will have to stay after school to retake your tests. Your teacher will be able to help you one to one to ensure you are learning.
Histaldy
Y7 Spring 1 Homework Booklet 'Tudor England'  History KS3

Y7 Spring 1 Homework Booklet 'Tudor England' History KS3

A homework booklet with 28 pages for the third half term of year 7. The focus is on learning homework ready for a starter or exit quiz in lessons. Each homework comes with a revision activity as well. This terms homework is about Tudor England and includes: Contents Tudor Kings and Queens Life in 1485 – comparison with 1066 King Henry VII’s problems & successes of his reign What did Protestants protest about? Why did Henry VIII break with Rome? Religious changes under Henry VIII & Edward VI How ‘bloody’ was Bloody Mary? Elizabeth’s Middle Way The Catholic & Puritan threats against Elizabeth I To what extent did religion change under the Tudors? Instructions for pupils are: Each week in History, you will have a fact test on work you completed the week before in lessons. For homework revise the information on the topic which you learnt in your lesson and be ready to answer ten factual questions based on that work. To help you revise there are revision activities to do for each topic. At the start of each half term and new term in History you will have a fact test which covers ALL the topics you have studied so far. Use this homework booklet to revise for your factual tests. If you continually fail your factual tests (less than half marks) you will have to stay after school to retake your tests. Your teacher will be able to help you one to one to ensure you are learning.
Histaldy
Night John Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two Bonus Videos)

Night John Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two Bonus Videos)

This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the Night John novel. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes of the novel. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the education of slaves during slavery. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the education of slaves. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Bonus Videos: Movie Trailer Source: https://goo.gl/pPCtv8 Book Trailer Source: https://goo.gl/ Image Source: https://goo.gl/E6XFiz Thanks for your purchase. We appreciate your business!!
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Queen Elizabeth I - Classroom Display Slides

Queen Elizabeth I - Classroom Display Slides

This great resource makes a really effective classroom display for GCSE or A Level students studying Elizabeth I. The high quality nature of the images makes them worthwhile printing off in colour and laminating. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a seventeen slide PowerPoint Presentation which includes information and pictures that can be printed off in colour for display purposes in your classroom. Please see the preview for more information
Roy_Huggins
The Tudors: A chronological introduction to the Tudors

The Tudors: A chronological introduction to the Tudors

This lesson can be used as an introduction to the Tudors. The key skill of chronology is introduced from the start as students decide which Tudor came first to which came last. Key questions floating past the screen as well as the wall of mystery give clues and answers to some interesting and gruesome facts on the Tudor family. Students have the chance to create their own timelines, factual displays, key question and answer quizzes or an A-Z of Tudor facts. The lesson finishes which two plenaries to choose from which both test their new found knowledge. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Exploration + Establishing New World Trade

Exploration + Establishing New World Trade

A fully resourced KS3 lesson about the trade routes that developed when the Old World met the New and how Europe was changed by the new discoveries from the Americas. Complete with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying tasks. Like this? Follow me and check out my store for more!
History_Geek
Elizabeth I crossword

Elizabeth I crossword

A crossword that asks questions of the reign of Elizabeth I - could be used as a homework, a revision tool or as a plenary activity.
richbailey64
Elizabeth I, Introduction and Religion, Ks3

Elizabeth I, Introduction and Religion, Ks3

Ks3 single lesson (7/8). An introduction to Elizabeth and how she handled religion and her ‘Middle way’. Lesson is part of a SOW on problems Elizabeth faced during her reign. Lesson has been kept as plain and simple as possible for easy editing/differentiating. All tasks are in the PP. Tasks include: Note-taking Decision making Extended writing
Danqaz
Hernan Cortes and the Aztec Empire

Hernan Cortes and the Aztec Empire

This is a four page mini-lesson that history or Spanish teachers can use. The resource contains four pages of readings on Cortes’ conquest of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula followed by three critical thinking questions for student application. The objective is for students to be able to learn just how Cortes was able to topple the mighty Aztec Empire. Purchase this great resource today!
mariammalek22
13 Original Colonies of America

13 Original Colonies of America

Contextual lesson from a SOW based around the American Revolution. Aims to show students geographical and economic advantages and disadvantages of initial American colonies.
cgardiner891
9-1 History Paper 2 Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40 Revision Table

9-1 History Paper 2 Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40 Revision Table

Based upon the Edexcel specification, this resource has been written to review the knowledge and understanding of students of Paper 2 Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40. The grid contains key questions based upon the specification document and enrichment resources to be accessed via the Youtube links and other TES resources. Written in Word it can be completed as a paper document or completed online. I have written it however to review Year 10 understanding and consolidate their learning over the Summer break. It will be set as a Google Classroom activity and can be revisited in readiness for their mocks.
callum2310
Elizabeth I and the Spanish Armada

Elizabeth I and the Spanish Armada

Lesson allows students to anlayse the character and leadership qualities of Elizabeth I and requires students to evaluate if she was an exceptional leader in the 16th century, detailing why the English soliders were willing to fight for her.
crow1