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Henry VIII's 'Great Matter.' The background.

Henry VIII's 'Great Matter.' The background.

A full lesson with powerpoint describing the background to the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. It covers Catherine's marriage to Arthur and Henry, her failure to produce a living heir, and finishes with Henry's decision to attempt to have their marriage annulled. There are a starter and a plenary, discussion points, and suggested whole class discussion. Two sheets providing Henry's family tree are provided for one of the discussion points. The powerpoint is editable, allowing you to adapt it for the needs of your class/topic.
LittlePlatoons
HISTORY - Muslim Spain - Matthew Carr

HISTORY - Muslim Spain - Matthew Carr

In 1609 around 300,000 Muslims were expelled from Spain, making it then the largest ethnic cleansing in the history of Europe. Matthew Carr explains the process by which this religious order came about.
hayfestival
Henry VIII - Field of the Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII - Field of the Cloth of Gold

In this lesson students essentially judge how cool Henry VIII was. Through exploring the Field of the Cloth of Gold and a range of other statements students will make a judgement based on the "Cool-o-meter" This lesson was taught as an 80 minute lesson to Y8 but could easily be adapted to suit shorter lessons. There a range of activities here and my students found the lesson enjoyable! Students will need the resources attached and some colours to shade in statements. Enjoy! All images acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use". Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
Henry VIII's Family Tree

Henry VIII's Family Tree

For those confused by the ancestry of Henry VIII. This resource consists of the two branches of Henry VIII's ancestry. One sheet shows his mother's side, the other his father's. They are designed to show where domestic threats to Henry's throne may have come from. For this reason this family tree eliminates members of the family who do not demonstrate rival claimants to the throne in England. Relatives who married Scottish monarchs, or who had little claim to the throne, are not shown. This resource should help your pupils to clarify domestic rivals for Henry's throne.
LittlePlatoons
The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

This pack contains a fantastic BBC video - 16 mins or so- where a Magic Grandad takes his Grandchildren back in time to 1666 and witness the Great Fire- meeting Samuel Pepys and learning about the events of those 4 days. PPT. Poem by Paul Perro- written shortly after the fire. To learn as part of English cross curricular. There is also a Minecraft video clip that appeals to KS1 which also guides you through the streets of London -giving a feel for buildings back then. Tudor House resource shows the children the differences between houses and teaches about how the style contributed to the fire spreading. This is an Art activity where they draw the houses with charcoal/cut and stick. Lots of historical objectives met by sequencing events, comparing now and then- role play masks, small world background and word mats etc also included. Hope this is useful to you :)
klmortimore1
History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

A set of 6 lesson plans for History focusing on the British history, in chronological order focusing the following areas: - Battle of Hastings (diary entry as a Norman invader) - The relationship between Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII (debate and trial activity to decide on Anne Boleyn's guilt) - The Great Fire of London (newspaper activity) - Georgian Highway men (wanted posters using old English) - Victorian workhouses (a report on the conditions people had to endure) - Life in WWII Britain (diary entries Blitz survivors) All plans individually differentiated 3 ways with clear learning objectives, success criteria, plenarys and key vocabulary. Also includes historical objectives on the front page to identify areas of coverage. Links to useful websites included, especially the BBC History page for audio resources.
princess_sam
Christmas through the ages!

Christmas through the ages!

Time travel Britain! Students learn about Christmas during two different eras; the medieval period and Christmas during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. These two booklets include a range of activities (that need minimal teacher intervention) such as a time travel activity, source analysis, writing up a report about Christmas in the period of study (a differentiated version included with sentence stems and a version without literacy support is included), a stamp making activity, a word search and a quick recap at the end where students change their time travels views based on what they now know. Each book will take the students a 60 minute lesson to work through (so enough material for two lessons here). Enjoy a stress free end of term lesson :-). If you are new to TES you can open an account and get this resource for free with the code NOVEMBERNEWBIE (simply enter the code at checkout).
planmylesson
Create a Magazine on Elizabethan Leisure

Create a Magazine on Elizabethan Leisure

This is a simple sheet put together in order for groups to create a magazine on Elizabethan leisure activities. This investigation will help them to gain an insight into this aspect of everyday life.
GemShep
Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century England, 1700-1900

Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century England, 1700-1900

Edexcel GCSE History, Crime and Punishment, 1000 to Present Complete lessons on all of Topic 3: Crime and Punishment in 18th and 19th Century England, 1700-1900 Lesson 1: Highway Robbery and Poachers Lesson 2: Smuggling, The Tolpuddle Martyrs and Society in the Industrial Period Lesson 3: How far should we thank Sir Robert Peel for the Metropolitan Police Force in 1829? (Case Study) Lesson 4: The Abolition of the Bloody Code and Transportation in the 1820's and 30's Lesson 5: The Prison System, 1700-1900
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century Britain, L5: The Prison System

Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century Britain, L5: The Prison System

Edexcel GCSE Crime and Punishment, 1000 to present - Topic 3: Crime and Punishment in 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1500-1700 - Lesson 5 - The Prison System, 1700-1900 This is the fifth of five lessons in this topic, including... - Examination of the prison system across the 18th ad 19th century, including the changing conditions and systems. - Analysis of the role of the reformers and their impact - A number of practice examination questions The lesson is full of reading, discussion opportunities and a number of different activities for students to complete throughout the lesson.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th & 19th Cent Britain, L4: Bloody Code & Transportation

Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th & 19th Cent Britain, L4: Bloody Code & Transportation

Edexcel GCSE Crime and Punishment, 1000 to present - Topic 3: Crime and Punishment in 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1500-1700 - Lesson 4 - The Abolition of the Bloody Code and Transportation in the 1820's and 30's This is the fourth of five lessons in this topic, including... - Examination of why the Bloody Code was abolished in the 1820s and 1830s - Analysis of whether transportation was a success or a failure in the 1820s and 1830s The lesson is full of reading, discussion opportunities and a number of different activities for students to complete throughout the lesson.
MrTHistory