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Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

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Dear teachers,
here you’ll find some activities to speak about the Queen and the Monarchy with your students.

THE LIFE OF ELIZABETH II – BIENNIO

  • What do you know about Queen Elizabeth? (Brainstorming – Write on the blackboard what your students already know about her)
  • Add some important facts that your students may not know.
  • https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2022/sep/10/the-queen-a-life-in-official-portrait-photos Give your students some time to go through the photo gallery and ask them to choose the picture that most impresses them.
  • Ask your students to describe the picture and to answer the following questions
    • What do you think this picture tells us about the figure of the Queen and her reign?
    • Why have you chosen this picture?
    • Why do you think so many people around the world follow the British Royal Family?
  • Use the last part of the lesson to ask your students to share what they’ve written

ROYAL FAMILY WORD WALL – BIENNIO LOWER LEVELS

  • Create a word wall with your students with some of the most important words needed to speak about the Royal Family. 
    • Here you’ll find some useful words: Aristocracy, dinasty, palace, prince, princess, Queen, King, Earl, Duke, highness, crown, castle, fortress, Monarchy, Accession…
  • After explaining the meaning of the words you’ve chosen, ask your students to write one sentence for each word

QUEEN ELIZABETH II OBITUARIES – TRIENNIO

OPERATION LONDON BRIDGE – TRIENNIO

  • Ask your students if they know what “operation London Bridge” is. Share opinions, give them an answer
  • Watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXSiURyi7do
  • Ask your students to write down the main steps of the protocol
  • Class discussion
    • Do you think that such a protocol is important? Why? Why not?

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN/KING – BIENNIO + TRIENNIO

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