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Picture Analysis: The Tudor Portrait Mystery
Students analyse a famous picture to determine its message.
Decision Making Game: Walking the Mid-Tudor Tightrope!: A decision-making
game in which students take on the role of an advisor to King Edward VI. Designed for A-Level
/ IB, but of potential use for younger students.
3. The Lady Jane Grey
Plot: A "Codebreaking" activity in which students decipher a secret message
sent following the death of Edward VI. Serves as an introduction to the crises
facing Mary I.
4. Does Mary deserve to be known as "Bloody"?: A worksheet based around the short clip from the feature film "Elizabeth" which shows the execution of Latimer and Ridley. Type in "latimer ridley" into www.youtube.com to find the clip!
Births (100 years ago today): 1917 - Barry Commoner, American biologist, academic, and politician (d. 2012)
Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Glen Rice, American basketball player
Commemorations:Armenia National DayAzerbaijan National DayEthiopia National Day
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Design Tubular Timeline Towers for chronological understanding
Develop persuasive vocabulary with a biased words knockout challenge
History in your pocket: Coins as sources
Student bookmark: Key vocabulary for essay writing
Use EyeSay! to give visual feedback on student essays
Medieval Realms: Revision quiz
Nazi Germany: Play your dates right! quiz
World War One: Interactive revision quiz
The Treaty of Sevres : The Middle East
Modern World History 1870-1939: Play Your Dates Right! interactive quiz
SIMULATION The Treaties of Sevres and Lausanne: How successfully did Lloyd George handle Turkey?
How important was the role of women in the Civil Rights movement? source work
IGCSE History Revision 2017
Rights and Protest Sourcework Sample: The Rivonia Trial
Model Essay: Analyse the successes and failures of Nixons domestic policies