King Henry VIII & His Life and Times! Students investigate this polarizing King!

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King Henry VIII & His Life and Times! Students investigate this polarizing King!

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In this fun and challenging King Henry VIII lesson, students become historians, poets, and interviewers with the life and times of King Henry VIII!

Students are engaged in 3 different ways, with 3 different activities, on King Henry's life.

Students first become historians as they recap the major events or turning points of King Henry's life.

Then, students decipher a famous poem/rhyme on Henry's six wives, including Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Katherine Parr.

Finally, student travel back in time and conduct an interview with King Henry VIII. There are two modifications provided for this assignment for you to choose how to best engage your classroom!

This resource includes a paper in-class version and a 1:1 Google compatible version to be used in conjunction with Google Classroom. Just follow the included instructions for how to access the Google version, then share the resource through Google or assign via Google Classroom. This will allow students to type directly into the document!



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Total Pages
13 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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