Elizabethan Unit study: Week Four: Drake and the Spanish Armada

Biography This week we continued to read the next couple of chapters from our main core book: We learnt about the political and religious back drop to the Spanish declaring war on the British, and the resultant failure of the attack by the Spanish Armada. The Reformation I’ve shared these books before but for cohesion…

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Elizabethan Unit study: Week One: A Renaissance Queen

Biography This week I introduced them to the two main non fiction books we would be using over the next five weeks: The children read the whole of Good Queen Bess on Monday, independently, whilst I began reading Elizabeth I: The People's Queen.  I am attempting two chapters each week to ensure we'll be finished…

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