Teacher Name : Rebecca RutkowskiSubject : World History Start Date(s): March 2016 Grade Level (s): 7
Building : WHEMS
Unit Title: Foundations in Government Triumph of Parliament in England. A two week unit describing the struggles between Parliament and the King of England in the 1600’s. Students will examine revolutionary changes in England that resulted in more power for Parliament.The ensuing conflicts shaped a new kind of government in England. The unit concludes with The Glorious Revolution of England; and ultimately sets the stage for the Enlightenment Thinkers and the basis for Revolution in Colonial America.
Essential Questions:Continuation of the essential question from previous unit: How much power should the government have? How did Democracy emerge in England? And in the context of the English civil war: “Why would the wealthy English “commoners” try to prevent the less wealthy from having an equal say in government?”
Standards: PA Core Standards, PA Academic Standards/Anchors (based on subject)
Students utilize interactive notebooks, which include gra
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Students will describe the relationship between Parliament and the monarchy under the Tudors and Stuarts. (Tudor Monarchs work with Parliament)
Review Absolute Monarchs in Europe. Compare Rulers: Project the Start Up Activity. Ask students to answer the question as they enter and get settled. Then have them share their ideas with another student, either in class or through a chat room or blog.
Vocab:Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, English Parliament, Parliament, England, Absolutism, Revolutions, Lord Protector, King James I, Oliver Cromwell
Review reading passage Power Point , with hyperlinked video and Questions based on Primary and Secondary source documents
Notebooks, Portraits of Early English rulers.
Whiteboard, markers, posters,
English Civil War video: https://www.pearsonrealize.com/community/program/0be74de3-3c6b-35d4-93ac-36ed8f4b0e87/7/tier/d09a033a-5dd1-39c8-be3c-b704e2369999/7/lesson/e6dfca6c-5437-35ec-b61e-bcbb01c161bd/8/content/f96762d7-2737-32e3-af95-f344feb544a6/9
Students will describe the relationship between Parliament and the Stuarts after the death of Elizabeth I.
Introduce the activity by explaining that the English Civil War was the result of years of conflict between the Stuart monarchy and Parliament.
Project the timeline on the whiteboard. Review the events presented on the timeline. Click on the hotspots for information on especially important points. Ask students to think about the stages at which a war might have been avoided. What actions would each side have had to take?
Interactive Timeline: England Divided: The Monarchy and Parliament Fight for Power? Whiteboard, computers.
After the execution of Charles I, the House of Commons abolished the monarchy and the House of Lords, and established the Church of England. It declared England a republic, known as the Commonwealth, under the leadership of Oliver Cromwell.