- black death
- collaborative work
- magna carta
- middle ages
- natural resources
- norman england
- past simple
- Present Continuous
- present simple
- revision for the exam
- roman britain
- special day
- units 1 and 2
- units 3 and 4
- units 5 and 6
- units 7 and 8
- units 9 and 10
- units 11 and 12
- units 13 and 14
The elements of plot are 5:
Exposition-Rising Action-Climax-falling Action-Resolution
Watch the videos to see what they are about
Richard III reigned from 1483 to 1485
He was from the House of York, and was the last king of the Plantagenet dynasty. Richard ruled for just two years until he died in 1485. He is often thought to have been an evil monarch who only became king because he locked his nephews, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, in the Tower of London.
Listen to a song about Richard. Why is he angry?
Watch the video and take notes
These are the roses that each House used to identify themselves
Take a look at the following videos
Now, share your notes with other classmates and complete ideas
Watch the following videos and take notes.
Discuss ideas with a partner. Complete your notes with the information given by your classmate.
Think and Reflect: Why is Magna Carta still an important document today?
Write ideas in your folder for later discussion and debate.
Watch the following video and take notes (in classroom you have some concepts and information to focus on)
Consult the following pages and take notes
With all this information, complete the document in classroom.
The King, who is an absolute monarch started to have some problems with the Church.
Let’s discuss together what happened between the King and Becket.
Definitely, one of the most important things was the building of castles.
Read about Norman castles: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/castles/normancastles.htm
Watch the following video
What are the characteristics of a Norman castle? Make a list.
Find a picture of a Norman Castle in Britain
Draw one castle and describe it. Point out all the important parts castles used to have.
Why were castles important?
EXTRA: if you like minecraft….design a castle and share the picture
Last class, we focused on the Battle of Stamford. We watched a video and you took some notes. Then, together with your classmates, you compared notes and completed your ideas. (the group that was in class) The other group was at home but also watched the video and wrote on ideas on this important battle.
Make sure you have the summary/notes with you
The Norwegian army had landed first, so Harold marched northward with his soldiers to fight them. He met Harald Hardrada at Stamford Bridge, near York, on September 25, 1066. The English won, and Harald Hardrada was killed in the battle.
How was Harald Hardrada killed? The image may help you
Harold did not have time to enjoy his victory, however. He had to march back south to deal with William of Normandy.
Watch the following videos and takes notes of the second and most important battle for the throne of England in 1066
If the videos are not clear, here you have a webpage
write all your notes in your folder, you will need them later.