Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots
In this Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots study guide learning exercise, students discover details regarding the 2 monarchs. Students read 4 sections of information and examine photographs.
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Absolute Ruler Facebook Page
Young historians will be excited to complete this project that links their interests in social media with the age of absolutism in history! After discussing the 10 characteristics of an absolute ruler, class members begin by choosing...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Royal Seal What Can It Tell Us?
Analyze the images and details of the Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I, and discover clues that reveal how one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England wished to be seen and respected. This is a great way to discuss how even to...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Saga of the Tudor Family
Helpful as a basic outline to a discussion about the Tudor Monarchy, these slides present the members of the Tudor family in descending order, complete with all of Henry VIII's wives, "Bloody Mary," and Elizabeth I. Teacher will need to...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Mystery of History: Who Killed Lord Darnley?
History is made all the more intriguing when presented as a mystery. The class uses the provided clues to draw a conclusion as to how Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots, died. This is a very fun way to introduce or review...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Reading Comprehension Quiz - Elizabeth I
Helpful as a reading comprehension activity or a social studies review, this short article and quiz cover the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth I. The questions are recall level and would be useful in a test review unit. An answer key...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Elizabeth I- Mini Biography
"Queen Elizabeth I was a rainbow of characteristics." Offer learners a glimpse into the personality and reign of Queen Elizabeth I with this brief video, which includes such events as the defeat of the Spanish armada and the...
3 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mary, Queen of Scots: Heroine or Harlot?
Students explain how international politics, religion, and cultural beliefs influenced the life of Mary Queen of Scots. They watch a film about Mary, Queen of Scots and participate in a discussion and variety of extension activities.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History