Before the Movie


What do you know or want to know about Queen Elizabeth I?


During the Movie (Pause Points)


Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:


Timecode 1:18: Why do you think Queen Elizabeth’s Act of Uniformity brought peace to England?

Timecode 1:50: How would England have been affected if Queen Elizabeth had chosen to marry?

Timecode 2:37: Why was Queen Elizabeth popular with her subjects?


After the Movie


Would you have wanted to live in England under Queen Elizabeth’s rule? Explain why or why not.  


BrainPOP recommends reading  the movie description that appears on the Queen Elizabeth I Topic Page to your class. Then show the movie once through without pausing.  Watch it again, this time using the discussion prompts.


*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.