Explore the enquiry: How challenging were Elizabeth's early years?

In this lesson, we will complete an enquiry based lesson looking at the different challenges faced by Elizabeth in her early years and comparing them, before coming to a decision about which was the most challenging. Each pause point will support students in making a judgement about each challenge. The main task will allow students to share their thoughts on which challenge was the most important.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.With which country did Scotland form the 'Auld Alliance'?

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Q2.Which monarch before Elizabeth lost the port of Calais in France?

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Q3.Which religion was Mary, Queen of Scots?

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Q4.Which country in Europe took control of the Papal States in the 1520s?

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Q5.How did European countries react to Elizabeth's religious changes when she became Queen?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.With which country did Scotland form the 'Auld Alliance'?

1/5

Q2.Which monarch before Elizabeth lost the port of Calais in France?

2/5

Q3.Which religion was Mary, Queen of Scots?

3/5

Q4.Which country in Europe took control of the Papal States in the 1520s?

4/5

Q5.How did European countries react to Elizabeth's religious changes when she became Queen?

5/5

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Quiz:

Enquiry lesson

Please complete these questions to test your understanding of today's lesson.

Q1.What factor made finance a challenge for Elizabeth?

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Q2.Which way of raising revenue was Elizabeth concerned about because it might make her unpopular?

2/5

Q3.Which factor below does NOT relate to England's position in Europe at the beginning of her reign?

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Q4.Why was the most important aspect of Elizabeth's choice of Privy Councillors?

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Q5.What factor below was the most challenging issue that Elizabeth face?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Enquiry lesson

Please complete these questions to test your understanding of today's lesson.

Q1.What factor made finance a challenge for Elizabeth?

1/5

Q2.Which way of raising revenue was Elizabeth concerned about because it might make her unpopular?

2/5

Q3.Which factor below does NOT relate to England's position in Europe at the beginning of her reign?

3/5

Q4.Why was the most important aspect of Elizabeth's choice of Privy Councillors?

4/5

Q5.What factor below was the most challenging issue that Elizabeth face?

5/5

Lesson summary: Explore the enquiry: How challenging were Elizabeth's early years?

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