Given the circumstances -would Charles 1 have been executed in 2012?
What do we need to know in order toanswer this question?
Who was Charles 1? Why was he executed in 1649? (He was accused of murder, tyranny and treason) Should he have been executed in 1649? (Was this a fair and popular decision?) Would these factors apply in 2012?
SoLo• Structure of Observed Learning Outcome• Do I know enough about the events to make a decision about the execution of 1649?• How do I apply these to 2012?
Making progress to the nextlevel depends on finding the relationships between this knowledge In order to answer the questionsstudents need a big multistructural base of knowledge
THINKING SQUARESDoes Shakespeare influence all modern writers? Would Charles 1 have been executed in 2012? Should Charles 1 have been executed in 1649? What did he do and why? Who is Charles 1?
Quick Test to see if we understand the SOLO LevelsAssign each statement on your sheet of paper to a SOLO level
1. Charles 1 convinced the Scots to change sides and support the Royalists. UNISTRUCTURAL2. “The peculiar nature of the trial reflects not simply the fact that a King was ontrial, but that both the King and his judges took their stand on what are stillcrucial principles - the King on his right to trial by a properly constituted courtacting on the basis of established law, and his accusers on the need to call toaccount a King they had described as a tyrant who shed the blood of his people.” EXTENDED ABSTRACT3. “Charless last years were marked by the English Civil War, in which he foughtthe forces of the English and Scottish parliaments, which challenged his attemptsto overrule and negate parliamentary authority, whilst simultaneously using hisposition as head of the English Church to pursue religious policies whichgenerated the antipathy of reformed groups such as the Puritans.” RELATIONAL4. Charles? The only Charles I know is that chap who is the son of QueenElizabeth 11. PRESTRUCTURAL5. Charles 1 refused to share his power with Parliament. He believed that he had adivine right to rule. Charles caused both the First and the Second English CivilWar. MULTISTRUCTURAL
Why was Charles executed in 1649? (He was accused of murder, tyranny and treason) Use hexagons to write down each point, then link these up to see the relationships. Should he have been executed in 1649? Was this a fair and popular decision? Would these factors apply in 2012?