16th C Public Executions | Complete Lesson Pack

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This lesson pack coordinates with Ep 152 of That Shakespeare Life, in which we cover public executions in England in the 16-17th century. The lesson covers crimes punishable by death,methods of execution, separation of social status that influenced the way someone was killed, the theatrical nature of public executions, and famous locations in England that were used for executions for centuries. The lesson pack contains a 12 page history guide with images, paintings, and diagrams of the Tower of London, Tyburn tree, and Smithfield PLUS 5 printable worksheets.

Description

This lesson pack coordinates with Ep 152 of That Shakespeare Life, in which we cover public executions in England in the 16-17th century. The lesson covers crimes punishable by death,methods of execution, separation of social status that influenced the way someone was killed, the theatrical nature of public executions, and famous locations in England that were used for executions for centuries. In addition to the history guide, the pack also contains 5 printable worksheets so that your students can explore the history they are learning about while they listen to the episode.

PLAYS THAT WORK WELL WITH THIS GUIDE: HenryVI Part I-III, Richard III, King Lear, Henry VIII, and Macbeth (This lesson might also work with other plays of Shakespeare that include executions).

What's Inside: 
–  History of Public Executions and Government Control
– 16th century examples of public executions causing riots
– History of executions at the Tower of London and nobility that were given private deaths
– Painting of Lady Jane Grey in the Tower of London
– Diagram of the Tower of London
– Fact Sheet on Tyburn
– Fact Sheet on Smithfield
– Map of the Isle of Man
– List of Riots born from Executions
– Explanation of Heads placed on Pikes on London Bridge
– Play Review Worksheet
– Writing Prompt
– Crossword Puzzle & Answer Key
– Imagination Workout/Coloring Sheet
– Theater Practice Activity Sheet

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