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THE TUDORS. By: Julie Burgess, Christina Theocharous, Maeve Henry & Natalie Heppe. Reasons for choosing the Tudors. One of the most pivotal periods of English history Interesting cross curricular links Covered extensively in the NC We have a good prior knowledge of the subject area. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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THE TUDORS

THE TUDORSBy: Julie Burgess, Christina Theocharous, Maeve Henry & Natalie Heppe

Reasons for choosing the TudorsOne of the most pivotal periods of English history

Interesting cross curricular links

Covered extensively in the NC

We have a good prior knowledge of the subject area

Focus Lesson- History

QCA- Unit 8 section 2- How comfortable were the lives of the rich Tudor people?

NC- PoS 10 which links to the Tudors and the wider world

Our focus lesson is part of a series of lessons related to differences between rich and poor in Tudor times

As part of this area of History, the children have visited a Tudor World Experience

ICT used in focus lessonDuring this lesson we would use a video from espressoEspresso video We felt this video would enhance the visual and auditory learning of the children, whilst the sorting activity would stimulate the kinaesthetic learnersWe would use the IWB for sorting activitiesSorting activity

Tudor HousesChimneyTypically tall, thin and patterned made from moulded or cut brickJettyUpper floors were bigger than the ground floor and would overhangInternal beamsWooden framework which supported the housesShuttersSome people only had shutters (mainly poor people)RoofCould be made of clay, stone tiles or be thatchedTimber beamsOften coated with tar. It helped prevent rottingWindowsUsually casement windows with tiny panes of glass held together with lattice. Glass was first used in Tudor times.Foundation Subject Design and Technology

Core Subject - EnglishUsing previous knowledge, the children would be required to use persuasive writing to sell the houses that they have made in DTThe pictures that they would have taken of their houses will be used as a stimulus for this activityThe finished project will be typed up using Microsoft Word and uploaded onto the webpage we have created.

Worksheet

This Tudor house is for sale. Can you use your knowledge of Tudor homes to write a description of the house? Remember that you are trying to persuade people to buy it! FOR SALE -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Foundation Subject-P.EAs part of a series of lessons the children would be asked to create and perform a Tudor dance.The final dance will be recorded for the purpose of self and peer assessment.Children doing Tudor dance

WikiThis is a webpage which we created to help the children with homework and to be a resource which they can upload work and pictures on to. Wiki