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Key skills | Roman Britain | Norman Conquest | Medieval Britain |Tudor England | Elizabeth I | Stuarts & Civil War



Key skills & resources


Useful general resources

Book insert to record your progress

Key terms for Year 7 - activity sheet

End of year quiz



ace historian

Introductory lesson - presentation

Find someone who - task sheet

Student charter


How can we find out about the past? - presentation

Mill drill task - curiuous facts about the past

Evidence sheet




General Romans resources

Romans - G&T Booklet

How can we find out about the Roman past? - presentation

Romans, mill drill

Romans, key words & dates activities

Romans - web quest

Revision quiz - card I .... card II


Roman villas


Life in a Roman villa -- presentation ......

Sources on Roman villas

Roman towns


Life in Roman towns - presentation



Pompeii: a snapshot of Roman life? - presentation

Pompeii - video questions

Pompeii artefacts




Who was Boudicca? - presentation

Hadrian's Wall

Roman soldier

Hadrian's Wall - presentation

Hadrian's Wall - table

Roman civilisation

Roman toilet

How civilised were the Romans? - presentation

What did the Romans do for us? - video task sheet

Card sort


End of empire

End of empire

End of Roman Empire - presentation



Norman Conquest


General resources on Anglo-Saxons & Normans

Anglo-Saxon England - quiz

1066, Who's, who - card sort

Norman conquest - webquest

Revision questions - Battle of Hastings ..... Normans

Normans - reasons for success, card sort




Anglo-Saxon England - the Dark Ages? - presentation

Anglo-Saxons -reading task


Normans - Three claimants, one crown

Three claimants

Who had the strongest claim to the throne? - presentation

Information on the three claimants to the throne

Three claimants - data collection sheet

1066 hustings - task sheet

1066 hustings - voting slips


Battle of Hastings


How did William win the Battle of Hastings - presentation

Battle of Hastings - reading task, matching headings to paragraphs

Battle of Hastings - video questions

Why did William win? - card sort


Bayeux tapestry



What can we learn from the Bayeux Tapestry? - presentation

Bayeux Tapestry - reading activity


Feudal system


What was the feudal system - presentation

Feudal system - template

Feudal system - reading activity




Norman castles - presentation

Norman castles - reading activity

Norman castles - changing places activity

Castles - comparison table

Castle estate agent's brochure


Domesday Book


How did the 'Domesday' Book get its name? - presentation

Domesday Book - reading activity


William on trial


Was William a tyrant ? - presentation

William on Trial - role play cards

Changes introduced by the Normans - presentation

Changes introduced by Normans - activity sheet




Essay - peer assessment task

Essay - William's reasons for success, task sheet

Essay - William's reasons for success, assessment grid



Medieval Britain


General resources on medieval Britain

Why was the Church so important in the Middle Ages? - presentation

A life in the day of a medieval monk - presentation

A day in the life of a monk - video question sheet



Introduction to medieval realms


Who had the power - presentation

Mill drill

Who has the power - networking task

Medieval realms - card sort




Why did Henry & Becket fall out? - presentation

Edward Grim's account of the murder - source activity


Becket's death

Who was responsible for Becket's death? - presentation

Becket's murder - role play cards

Becket newspaper - task sheet, Church Times view

Becket newspaper - task sheet - Royal Mail view

Becket newspaper - task sheet, Knightly News view


King John & Magna Carta


How 'bad' was 'Bad King John'? - presentation

King John - card sort

Magna Carta - presentation

Magna Carta - true or false


The Black Death

Black Death

The causes & cures of the Black Death - presentation

Black death - video questionnaire

Black Death, 'My Story' account - presentation

Black Death - role cards



Effects of the Black Death - presentation

Black Death - cures activity sheet

Black Death - symptoms card sort


Peasants' Revolt


Why did the peasants revolt? - presentation

Peasants' Revolt - video question sheet

Two accounts of the death of Wat Tyler

Peasants' Revolt, consequences - presentation

Role cards


What was the most significant event of the Middle Ages?



What was the most significant event - presentation

Significance - task sheet, writing frane


Tudor England


Wars of the Roses

Civil War

Why was there civil war in England? - general presentation ....

Tudor mill drill activity



Princes in the Tower

Who killed the rinces in the Tower? - presentation

Princes in the Tower - sources ..... source table


Henry VII


Was Henry VII a gangster? - presentation


Henry VIII


How do you sold a problem like Catherine? - presentation

Henry's problems - table

Henry's problems - role cards



Why did Henry dissolve the monasteries? - presentation

Dissolution of the Monasteries - role play task


Edward VI


How did religious life change under Edward VI - presentation

Changes to churches - card sort


Mary I


How 'bloody' was 'Bloody Mary'? - presentation

Foxe's Book of Martyrs - extract


Elizabeth I


What was Elizabeth's 'middle way'? - presentation

Letter of mercy from a Catholic - template



Which Tudor monarch introduced the most chnage? - presentation ....

Religious change table ...... taboo game ...... card sort

Religious change - word search


The Age of Elizabeth I


Young Elizabeth

Elizabeth 1

What would Elizabeth's teachers said about her? - presentation

Elizabeth I - web quest

Elizabeth - mill drill

Elizabeth - questions on 'History of Britain' DVD clip

Young Elizabeth - report writing task


Marriage settelment


Marriage settlement - presentation

Elizabethan speed dating - role cards


Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Q

Why did Elizabeth execute Mary Queen of Scots? - presentation

Mary's execution warrant - writing frame


Spanish Armada


Spanish Armada - presentation & problem solving task

Spanish Armada - video task

Spanish Armada - card sort, diamond nine


Portraits & Propaganda


A picture tells a thousand words: Elizabethan portraits - presentation ......

Reading task

Elizabethan portraits - task sheet


How significant was Elizabeth's reign?


Make an Elizabethan commemorative plate


Golden Age of Elizabethan England


Was the Elizabethan Age a 'Golden Era'? - presentation

Source table


Death & inheritance


Was James I the ideal heir? - presentation


Tudor glossy magazines


Elizabethan 'Cosmo' magazine - presentation

Elizabethan 'Cosmo' magazine - task sheet


Stuart England


Gunpowder Plot


Was Guy Fawkes framed? - presentation

Video questions

Charles I


Did Charles deserve to get the chop? - presentation

The execution of Charles I - account ........ source for annotating


Civil War


Events of the Civil War - presentation

Battlefield Britain - video task sheet



Cromwell fig

Was Cromwell a hero or a villain? - presentation


Charles II

Would you have survived the Great Plague?

Was King Charles the 'king of bling'? - presentation

Great Fire of London

Who was to blame for the Great Fire of London? - presentation

Was Britain better under kings or Cromwell?




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