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Power and conflict in the Early Modern Period

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Defending a castle: Word match
A quick review task on castle defensive features.  … read more
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KS3 | The Medieval period: 1000-1500 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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What role did Matthew Hopkins play in the persecution of ‘witches’?
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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What factors were responsible for the decline of witch-hunts in England?
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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What does the Pendle witch trial tell us about 17th century beliefs?
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Why was there a witch craze in Early Modern England?
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Were the British free in the 16th and 17th centuries?
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KS3 KS4 | Change and continuity | Thematic studies | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Who should Elizabeth marry?
Students work in groups to review Elizabeth's suitors and decide  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | British studies | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Why did the Spanish Armada fail?
Designed for GCSE students but could also be used at KS3, this  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | British studies | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Tales of Tudor executions
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KS3 KS4 | Thematic studies | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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What were the attitudes to the Restoration?
Students use information on a selection on six different people's  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Why did Parliament win the Civil War?
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Overview: putting the Civil War into context
A great overview to put the Civil War into context. Students  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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The story of the gunpowder plot
A simple one page datacapture sheet to guide KS3 students through  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Causes of the English Civil War
A detailed card sort with teaching notes including suggestions  … read more
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KS3 | Cause and consequence | Essay writing | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Why was there a Glorious Revolution in 1688?
Very clear comprehension questions guide students through the  … read more
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Takeaway menu: Tudor feast
Tudor banquet differentiated homework project. Students select  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Cromwell in Ireland
A detailed enquiry into Cromwell's actions in Ireland. Primary  … read more
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The Cromwell quiz
A quick starter quiz for students to do before more detailed  … read more
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A new interpretation of Oliver Cromwell: create a film pitch
Students create a storyboard and poster for a new film about  … read more
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KS3 | Interpretation
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Charles I on trial!
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Were the gunpowder plotters framed?
An evidence based card-sort on the Gunpowder Plot for students  … read more
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KS3 | Historical enquiry | Using evidence | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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What happened to the princes in the tower? A History mystery!
A thinking skills activity which encourages students to grapple  … read more
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KS3 | Historical enquiry | Transition | Using evidence | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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How radical was Henry's break with Rome?
A sequence of active tasks which consider the differences between  … read more
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KS3 | Change and continuity | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Top trumps: Henry VIII's wives
A game requiring students to assess the suitability of Henry's  … read more
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KS3 | Communicating about the past | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Images of Elizabeth I
Explore the symbolism used in four portraits of Elizabeth I,  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Tudor and Stuart top trumps
A fun resource designed to get students to consider the relative  … read more
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KS3 | Significance | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Write a letter to Anne Boleyn
Students imagine they are Henry VIII in 1528, writing a letter  … read more
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KS3 | Literacy in History | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Did Mary I deserve to be called 'Bloody Mary'?
A flexible card sorting activity to help students answer this  … read more
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KS3 | Communicating about the past | Interpretation | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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Make your own English Civil War quiz
Students are tasked with coming up with their own questions to  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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English Civil War video bingo!
Students mark off and number the events as they come up in the  … read more
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KS3 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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English Civil War chronology
A card sort and chronology activity where students find dates  … read more
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KS3 | Chronology | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
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