King John a Good or Bad King?
investigation into the reign of one of England's most
Here to begin
lesson is designed for students who have already studied
some aspects of King John's reign. If you haven't it is
strongly recommended that you make regular use of the
sites suggested on the Links
students will understand that King John's reign can be viewed
in different ways and will identify bias within sources. They
may also offer an evaluation of John's reign based on provided
students will progress quickly and go on to explain how interpretations
have been developed by historians, they may be beginning to
analyse the successes and failures of King John and may have
incorporated evidence that they have gathered from other sources
within extended responses to questions.
students will progress less quickly and will identify and briefly
describe events from John's reign.
for Teachers - Links to
sites about King John