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Elizabethan Unit Study

Just collating all my Elizabethan Posts into one big post! Week One: A Renaissance Queen Week Two: Reformation and Coronation  Week Three: Elizabethan Progresses and Elizabethan Games Week Four: Drake and the Spanish Armada Week Five: Spies and Spy craft Project Based Learning: Pirates Enjoy!

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Elizabethan Unit Study: Week 5: Spies and spycraft

This was our last week on the Elizabethan Times.  The children still have one further week to finish up the Pirate's of the Golden Age projects and we will be doing a five week unit on Shakespeare over the summer. Biography This week we finished Elizabeth I: The People’s Queen: We learnt about Elizabeth's later years…

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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 Three

Biography We continued to read the next two chapters of Elizabeth I: The People’s Queen.  We learnt a lot about Mary, queen of Scots and were introduced to the necessity of spy craft to keep abreast of any threats to the throne.  We also read about the queen's progresses or road trips and how the queen…

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Elizabethan Unit Study: Week Two:

Biography We continued to read the next two chapters of Elizabeth I: The People's Queen: We learnt that Edward never actually got to rule England as a man, dying of Tuberculosis in 1553.  Lady Jane Grey ruled after him for just nine days before Edward's half sister Mary became England's very first Queen Regnant, meaning…

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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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