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You have been learning about the Tudors in your lessons so far. One important part of looking at the tudors is seeing how Religion affected them! In today’s lesson you are going to learn how to answer and argue like a Historian to answer a question on the problems of Religion for the Tudors.
To understand what makes a good historical essay
To apply your knowledge of why religion caused problems for the Tudors
So Historians, I bet you’re thinking……….. How do i write an essay to the question ‘Why was religion such a problem for the Tudors?’ Well that’s what we are going to find out! To find out how to answer the question you need your Activity Sheet.
Click here and open it up so you are ready to write on your answer sheet.
You might know a lot about Religion and the Tudors from your previous lessons. You now need to use that knowledge to help you make an essay that answers the question ‘Why was religion such a problem for the Tudors?’
Hopefully you have done a great mind map! Now that you have some ideas, you need to see what three factors there are. Factors are the key reasons that will answer your question- in this case it will be the main reasons why religion was a problem.
Do you need help? If you are finding it hard to think of some factors, then below are links to help you. When you click on the link there will be images that appear. Each link represents a factor. You need to guess what the images are, this will give you an idea of what the factor could be.
You should now have some ideas about which factors to use in your essay. You are now going to discuss your ideas.
TO DO: You will now have a class discussion with your teacher about the different factors you have some up with. From this you will make a list of factors that you need to use.
Now you have learnt about using factors, this will help you to write your answer. Your answer will be in the form of an essay and the factors will help you to structure your answer.
TO DO: On your activity sheet there is a task. This task is to read through a mock up essay. You must also highlight on the essay anything that you think shows a good way to write a historical essay. You should then discuss this with your partner and bullet point your ideas as a criteria for a good essay.
You should now have read through a mock essay and have a list of ideas that make a good Historical essay. You will now use these to make an overall list.
TO DO: You will now have another class discussion to make your final criteria of what makes a good essay!
Now that you have done all the tasks above, you will know how to write a great essay. You can now use the factors you chose and the criteria that you made to write an answer to the question ‘Why was religion such a problem for the Tudors?’ Your teacher will give you a writing frame to help you write your essay as well…GOOD LUCK!