How bloody was Bloody Mary?

How bloody was Bloody Mary?

Title: How bloody was Bloody Mary?

L.O: Examine how and why Bloody Mary got her nickname

Decide whether she deserved her nasty nickname

 

Key skills:

Source Interpretation

Decision making

Building up evidence

Questioning sources

Lesson starter/Main development:

Fair or Unfair?

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You are going to use the sources on pgs. 24 and 25 to build up evidence on whether or not Mary deserved her nickname.

 

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Create a table with two columns – `Bloody Mary` and ´Unlucky Mary´. Read through sources B – I and decide if you think they suggest whether Mary deserved her nickname or not. If you think a source does, write a brief description of it in the 'Bloody Mary' column. If you think a source doesn't, write a brief description in the 'Unlucky Mary' column.

 

Plenary…

Let’s try an IGCSE exam style questi0n

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Q. In your opinion, explain whether or not Mary deserved her nickname. Use evidence to support your opinion…(6marks)

Tips to help:

  • Us the evidence from today’s lesson
  • Your PEEL framework can help you explain
  • A good sentence starter could be – “In my opinion, Mary did/did not deserve her nickname. To support my opinion I can use sources…..

 

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