Who Was Best Suited to be the English King in 1066?

Lesson Objectives:

  • All students will learn about the claimants to the throne.
  • Most students will support reasons with factual information.
  •  Some students will understand how events lead to consequences.

Lesson Snapshot

  • When Edward the Confessor died in 1066 there were four main people who wanted to be King.
  • Each of them had advantages and disadvantages of being the future King of England.

Powerpoint Lesson Plan:

  • Aimed at Students studying across UK Year 7,8 & 9 or equivalent
  • Premium resource
  • Use as you wish in the classroom or home environment
  • Structured powerpoint presentation and challenging tasks.
  • Complete lesson plan on the claimants to the throne following 1066.
  • Use with Who should be king bubble worksheet.