AQA 9-1 GCSE History Elizabethan England 1568-1603: The threat of Mary, Queen of Scots to Elizabeth

AQA 9-1 GCSE History Elizabethan England 1568-1603: The threat of Mary, Queen of Scots to Elizabeth

This lesson focuses on the threat posed by Mary Queen of Scots through her activity and inactivity under the close guard and ‘protection’ of Elizabeth. Students are taken through Mary’s life from the controversy of her husbands in Scotland to her imprisonment in England by Elizabeth. Through sources, visual and video evidence, they have conclude how much of a threat Mary posed to Elizabeth using a colour coding activity which includes of all the plots associated with Mary, including the infamous Babington Plot which is analysed in more detail later. A threatometer gets the students to make an overall judgement and justify their conclusions. They also learn about her execution and answer a GCSE practice question on the significance of her execution on Elizabethan England. The resource includes suggested teaching strategies and differentiated materials and comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created a bundle of resources for Elizabeth which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-history-9-1-elizabethan-england-1568-1603-part-1-elizabeth-s-court-government-and-early-problems-11922038 I have also made a complete and full revision guide for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabeth course which has been given a 5 star rating which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-revision-guide-elizabethan-england-c-1568-1603-11806156
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Tudor Kings and Queens Concept Map

Tudor Kings and Queens Concept Map

Can be used as a pre assessment and/ or as a post unit of work assessment. Children draw lines linking monarchs and record why they have linked these people. They can also write key facts around each name too.
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The Trial of Charles I

The Trial of Charles I

Lesson for Y7-8 Students will study the arguments for and against executing the king and create a first hand account of the event.
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The Civil War and the Battle of Naseby

The Civil War and the Battle of Naseby

Lesson for Y7-8 The lesson gives a brief description of the two sides, looks at the reasons that the Royalists lost the Battle of Naseby and the advantages of the New Model Army.
Bugsy21
The Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution

Lesson for Y7-8 Focusing on the causes of the Glorious Revolution and the abdication of James for William and Mary. Students’ main task is to create a newspaper article; template provided with SEN version. Ideally should be done over two lessons.
Bugsy21
The Gunpowder Plot

The Gunpowder Plot

Lesson for Y7-8 The lesson gives a description of the plot and students use evidence to make a judgment of whether the plotters truly were guilty or were they framed for the crime.
Bugsy21
The Stuarts 1603-1695 Assessment

The Stuarts 1603-1695 Assessment

Assessment for Y7-8 An essay assessment answering the question 'Who was the best ruler 1603-1685?' Included: planning sheet writing frame information help sheet extension task
Bugsy21
The English Civil Wars Virtual Classroom

The English Civil Wars Virtual Classroom

Which factor was the most significant in paving the way for the execution of Charles I? In this virtual classroom session, students study a range of documents to consider some of the causes of the English Civil Wars. Book The English Civil Wars now Suitable for: Edexcel GCSE History (9-1). Unit: Warfare and British Society, c1250-present, option 12, Warfare and English Society in the Early Modern Period: the experience of war. OCR GCSE, History A, Explaining the Modern World (J410). This session provides support for the unit: War and British Society c.790-2010: The Civil Wars of 1642-1651 in England, Scotland and Ireland: the nature of these wars; their impact in the people of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the unit: Monarchy and Democracy in Britain c.1000 to 2014: Defeat and return of monarchy: Charles I’s personal rule 1629-1640; the Civil Wars and the abolition of monarchy; the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660. AQA GCSE History (8145). Thematic study 2B Britain: Power and the People c1170 to the present day, part two: Challenging royal authority: the short and the long term impact of the English Revolution.
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English Civil War Assessment

English Civil War Assessment

Assessment for Y7-8 This assessment is creating leaflets answering the question 'Who was to blame for starting the English Civil War?' Included: planning sheet example mark scheme extension task
Bugsy21
Henry VIII: Image of a King - Virtual Classroom

Henry VIII: Image of a King - Virtual Classroom

Was appearance everything for a ruler in the 16th century? Henry VIII used symbols and images to display royal power. In this exciting session, pupils work with original documents from Henry’s reign to investigate how he was portrayed as a great monarch. This workshop supports schools focusing on a thematic study in British history (beyond 1066). Book Image of a King now
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AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabethan England 1568-1603: How much of a threat were the Puritans to Elizabeth I?

AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabethan England 1568-1603: How much of a threat were the Puritans to Elizabeth I?

This lesson focuses on the threat posed by the Puritans and how Elizabeth dealt with this threat, despite prominent members in her Government such as Walsingham being Puritans. Students begin by understanding the nature of Puritanism and how they disagreed with the religious settlement. They are given information about a number of controversies raised in Elizabeth’s reign and by colour coding decide how much of a threat they posed. A threatometer give an overall picture which they will have to justify where their judgement lies. This lesson also focuses on two GCSE questions with a ‘write and account’ and a ‘How convincing is the Source’ question given for GCSE exam practice. Students can answer both or choose which one to tackle. The information is included in the lesson to assist in their answers. The resource gives suggested teaching strategies, includes differentiated teaching resources and comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats. It can be amended and changed to suit. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources for Elizabeth as well as a full revision guide for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabeth course which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-revision-guide-elizabethan-england-c-1568-1603-11806156
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Oliver Cromwell vs. King Charles II

Oliver Cromwell vs. King Charles II

Lesson for Y7-8 comparing Cromwell and Charles II Students will study the lives of the two leaders using primary and secondary sources, including songs from Horrible Histories. Students will then compare the two and reach a judgment about them. Ideally taught over 2 lessons.
Bugsy21
Life under Oliver Cromwell

Life under Oliver Cromwell

Lesson for Y7-8 on Oliver Cromwell Brief description of Cromwell and puritanism, studying primary source and judging how different groups were affected by Cromwell’s leadership.
Bugsy21
Why did Parliament dislike Charles I?

Why did Parliament dislike Charles I?

Lesson for Y7-8 on King Charles I This lesson covers the Charles’ personality and his life, then goes on to his relationship with parliament focusing on the four main longterm reasons that parliament turned on Charles.
Bugsy21
King James I

King James I

Lesson for Y7-8 on King James I. A good starter lesson for the Stuarts, it focuses on the first Stuart king. The lesson covers the life of James in a group task, opinions of him (using primary and secondary sources) and a written task judging whether he was a good king of England.
Bugsy21
Interactive Writing Template - Kings, Queens and Rulers KS2

Interactive Writing Template - Kings, Queens and Rulers KS2

KS2 History - Kings, Queen and Rulers - Interactive Writing Template This is an interactive template for writing about kings, queens and rulers, which is ideal for producing a piece of informative text. The interactive has various page layouts, plus preloaded images to illustrate the pages. These different page layout options allow for differentiation, as higher-ability students can extend their work. This resource is a great activity for pupils to practise their writing, as well as conducting further research on the topic.
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Financial methods of the Crown in the reign of James I

Financial methods of the Crown in the reign of James I

A resource designed in line with the specification for 1D: Stuart Britain and the Crisis of monarchy 1603-1702 that explores the weaknesses of crown finance, there is a particular emphasis on separating external and internal weaknesses in the crown finances and the work of civil servants to address them.
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Economic pressures in the early 17th Century

Economic pressures in the early 17th Century

A resource designed in line with the specification for 1D: Stuart Britain and the Crisis of monarchy 1603-1702 that explores the economic pressures within early 17th century England. Supported by worksheets and both primary and secondary sources.
tfinch2
All Course Notes for Restoration England, 1660-1685 (AQA GCSE History)

All Course Notes for Restoration England, 1660-1685 (AQA GCSE History)

This 3600-word resource is a summary of the content required for Restoration England, 1660-1685. It includes 3 main sections: 1. Crown, Parliament, plots and court life The Restoration Settlement Indemnity (Declaration of Breda) The Church Clarendon Code All 7 Phases (describing the changing relations between Charles and Parliament from 1660-1685) French and Catholic influences on the court 2. Life in Restoration England The Great Fire of London Theater Science and royal patronage Coffee houses 3. Land, trade and war Mercantilism England’s oversea territories 2nd Dutch War
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority

*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority. • Popular uprisings against the Crown: the social, economic, religious and political causes of the Pilgrimage of Grace; the implications for royal authority; Henry VIII and his government’s reaction and the impact of the uprising. • Divine Right and parliamentary authority: the causes of the English Revolution; the New Model Army and the development of political radicalism during the Civil War era; the short and long-term impact of the English Revolution, including the significance of trial and execution of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth. • Royal authority and the right to representation: the causes of the American Revolution including the relationship between the government and people; impact and significance of the American Revolution.
liam0001
*Updated* Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth

*Updated* Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the life of Oliver Cromwell. Explain how and why Oliver Cromwell is significant in English history. Lesson Objective: to what extent has the significance of Oliver Cromwell changed throughout history?
liam0001
*Updated* The Significance of Trial and Execution of King Charles I

*Updated* The Significance of Trial and Execution of King Charles I

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the execution of King Charles I. Explain why King Charles I was executed… Lesson Objective: how significant was the execution of King Charles I on changing the balance of power and authority in England?
liam0001
*Updated* The Events of the English Civil War and the Role of the New Model Army

*Updated* The Events of the English Civil War and the Role of the New Model Army

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the different sides of the English Civil War. Explain the key events of the English Civil War. Lesson Objective: to what extent was the New Model Army responsible for the outcome of the English Civil War?
liam0001
*Updated* The Causes of the English Civil War

*Updated* The Causes of the English Civil War

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the causes of the English Civil War. Explain how and why the English Civil War started. Lesson Objective: what was the most important cause of the English Civil War?
liam0001
*Updated* The Impact of the Pilgrimage of Grace and Popular Uprising

*Updated* The Impact of the Pilgrimage of Grace and Popular Uprising

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the Pilgrimage of Grace. Explain how and why the Pilgrimage of Grace is significant. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the Pilgrimage of Grace change the balance of power in England?
liam0001
*Updated* The Causes of the Pilgrimage of Grace

*Updated* The Causes of the Pilgrimage of Grace

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the Pilgrimage of Grace. Explain why King Henry VIII faced a popular uprising in 1536. Lesson Objective: what was the main cause of the Pilgrimage of Grace?
liam0001
*Updated* Henry VIII, Tudor England and 'The Great Matter'

*Updated* Henry VIII, Tudor England and 'The Great Matter'

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the problems Henry VIII had during his reign. Explain why the monasteries were useful to Henry VIII. Lesson Objective: how far did the reign of Henry VIII change the dynamic of power between state and Church?
liam0001
KS3 Reading List

KS3 Reading List

To promote wider reading and to help teach independent learning skills. Here is a suggested reading list, lots of My Story books for historical fiction, some academic books to stretch and challenge.
EverythingsR0sie
Stuarts - Complete set of lessons

Stuarts - Complete set of lessons

A complete set of lessons on the Stuarts. Includes a focus on developing the historical skill of interpretation. Was Guy Fawkes guilty? What were the causes of the English Civil War? What happened in the English Civil War and why did the Parliamentarians win? Should Charles I have been executed and what should happen after the execution? Was Cromwell a good or bad man? Which was worse - Great Fire of London or Great Plague? Why did people believe in witches and what happened to them?
Jrw1981
Black Powder by Ally Sherrick - Teachers' resource pack

Black Powder by Ally Sherrick - Teachers' resource pack

Background notes, class activities, discussion topics and writing prompts to support class reading/study of Black Powder by award-winning children’s author, Ally Sherrick. The book, written for children of 9+ and published by Chicken House Books, tells the story of how two cousins, Tom Garnett and Cressida Montague, both Catholics but from very different backgrounds, get caught up in the infamous Gunpowder Plot of 1605. It has won two awards - the Historical Association’s Young Quills Award 2017 and the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award 2017 (in the ‘Moving on’ category) and been shortlisted for eight others. The notes include a brief synopsis, a short essay by the author on her inspiration for the story, four classroom activities linked to the themes and historical background of the story - for example on spies and spying; religious persecution and prejudice and three topics for extended discussion/written work - for example on heroes, villains and anti-heroes. Key themes which the story and activities link into include: courage and cowardice, bullying and prejudice, family and friendship and acceptance of grief and separation from loved ones.
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