Early Elizabethan England 1558-1588
Why do we study this? What the exam board says…
Threats to the security of the country from home and abroad, differing views on religion, the education of young people, attitudes towards the poorest and most disadvantaged members of society; all these are issues we are familiar with today. However, they are not new issues and Elizabeth I had to deal with all of them. In this topic you will look at these issues in connection with Elizabeth’s England. Hopefully you will be able to make the connections with events today. They also provide you with a basis for understanding how England became the country it is today.
How will you be assessed?
This paper is the British depth study and will be bundled in with the Period study. If you are not sure which period study you do, ask your teacher.
You should allow yourself 55 minutes to answer the 3 questions.
Q1: Describe two features of… – You need to say two things about the question backed up with extra detail.
Q2: Explain why… – 3 paragraphs using PEEA to explain 1 reason for change per paragraph
Q3: “statement” How far do you agree? Explain your answer. – 3 PEEA paragraphs, 1 per reason plus a conclusion.