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Elizabeth I
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A worksheet designed for lower-ability pupils helping asking them to predict problems that Elizabeth I may have faced.



Elizabeth I's problems
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An enjoyable and challenging PowerPoint simulation in which students are invited to act as advisors to the new queen Elizabeth and tell her what to do. Both her and their future depends on giving the right answers. Encourages lively discussion and debate if students work in teams. Don't tell them the object is to score as few points as possible!

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Elizabeth I's problems
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Tasksheet to accompany the above resource - enabling students to record their voting and then evaluate their response when the exercise is complete.

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Image of Elizabeth
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Information and interpretations of Elizabeth I encouraging students to identify how different Elizabeth I was from the typical 'Tudor woman'

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Elizabeth I
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A comprehension style worksheet to accompany the text from the Tudor England Elizabeth I webpage.

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Henry VIII's divorce
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A worksheet for lower ability pupils that covers the 'When and Why did religion first cause a problem for the Tudors?' section of QCA Elizabeth I scheme of work.  Explains Henry VIII's divorce asking comprehension questions.

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Jacobite claim
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Resource designed for homework - copy of the Stuart family tree leading to basic questions to complete.  Designed for SEN students.

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Henry VIII's problems
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PowerPoint presentation that explains Henry's thoughts and problems concerning succession, religion, money and his marriage.  Clear, accessible information.  

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The Break with Rome
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A resource providing information, sources and tasks in relation to Henry VIII's Break with Rome.  Guides pupils through the change in Henry's attitude to Protestantism.

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Religious beliefs

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An incredibly gruesome PowerPoint presentation with sources and sound effects that explain how people were willing to die for their religious beliefs.  Highly recommended! 
This resource is in Zip file format - it contains four sound effects and one PowerPoint presentation.  When unzipped a new folder is created with these files - you need to keep the files together to view the presentation.

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Henry VIII cartoon
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Requires pupils to apply their knowledge of Henry VIII's divorce to create a cartoon photo story of the events.  Follow up exercise to previous worksheet.

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The Reformation
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Worksheet and comprehension style questions providing background information about the Reformation.  Introduces 'Was England the only country to break away from the Catholic Church?' section of QCA Elizabeth I scheme of work.

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Reformation map
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A blank map that is required for the extension exercise on the Reformation worksheet above.

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Religious Conflict
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PowerPoint presentation that guides pupils through Luther's background and beliefs and then examines the differences between Catholic and Protestant churches.

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Reformation
crossword
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Crossword puzzle with questions requiring detailed knowledge about Martin Luther and the Reformation.  Good revision and recap exercise.

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Religious Helter-Skelter quizzes
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A wordsearch and coded message related to religion of the Tudors and the Elizabeth Religious settlement.  Good as a revision exercise to reinforce knowledge.

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Who was the greater threat?
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Worksheet and questions providing information about the dangers to the Elizabethan Religious Settlement.  Introduces 'Were Catholics or Puritans the greater threat to Elizabeth's religious settlement?' section of QCA Elizabeth I scheme of work.


Mary Queen of Scots
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Extensive PowerPoint presentation about Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.  Explains about Mary's marriages, troubles and eventual execution.

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Mary Queen of Scots
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Worksheet and sorting activity related to Mary Queen of Scots.  Pupils are asked assess whether Mary should be executed.  Useful for 'Why did Mary, Queen of Scots pose such a big problem for Elizabeth I?' in QCA scheme.

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Execute?
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Worksheet to reinforce knowledge and help pupils write an extended explanation of their decision. Again useful for 'Why did Mary, Queen of Scots pose such a big problem for Elizabeth I?' in QCA scheme.
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Elizabeth I Blind Date
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Entertaining and active PowerPoint-led task that where Elizbeth I gets to ask four lucky gentlemen three questions about themselves. Includes worksheets with linked tasks.

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Elizabeth's suitors grid
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Worksheet to accompany the above PowerPoint presentation - grid for students to complete with information about each potential suitor.

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Elizabeth's suitors vote
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Second of two worksheets to accompany the 'Blind Date' PowerPoint presentation. These are ballot papers that could be used with the class.

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Elizabeth's suitors
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Suitor cards that can be cut out and laminated for use in class.  Good for interpretation exercise examining who she should marry...

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The marriage game
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Three page resource that explains about the importance of Elizabeth I's marriage and introduces potential suitors.  Exercise involves analysing suitability of each.

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Armada play
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Spanish Armada play with (as the author admits) 'quite cheesy' jokes helping explain why Philip II wanted to invade England. 

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Armada plans
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Clear worksheet presenting the attack and defence plans for the Spanish Armada.

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Armada sort
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Worksheet that asks pupils to sort out the correct order of events in the story of the Armada.  Useful detail that covers the entire event.

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Spanish Armada
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A self contained worksheet for lower ability pupils involving chronology, map and empathy questions related to the Spanish Armada.

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Armada Map
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Blank maps to use with the Armada worksheet. 

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Armada analysis
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Worksheet guiding pupils in the creation of a table to analyse the defeat of the Spanish Armada, looking at the different reasons.

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Defeat of the Armada
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A worksheet that helps pupils identify and prioritise the reasons for the failure of the Spanish Armada.  Useful for ''Why did Philip of Spain pose such a big problem to Elizabeth I?' in QCA scheme.

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Defeat of the Armada
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Worksheet as above but adapted for lower ability pupils.

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Tudors quiz
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Who wants to be a Millionaire style quiz covering the Tudors - ideal whole class revision or recap exercise.

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