"Who Was Queen Elizabeth?"by June Eding. November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"The Spanish fleet, called the Armada, has 130 mighty ships. Each is heavily armed. " (p.1)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Armada" means like a fleet of warriors.

"On September 7, 1533, a baby girl was born in a place in Greenwich, England. Her father was King Henry the eighth, a handsome man loved to hunt, to eat and drink, and to be in the company of beautiful women. "

Based upon the context clues, the word "Greenwich, England"means a place in England.

"After the little princess was born, Henry was convinced that Queen Anne would never bear a son. So he accused her of a crime she did not commit. "

Based upon the context clues, the word "accused" means charged with a crime.

"Anne was put on trial and sentenced to death. Elizabeth was not even three years old when her mother was beheaded. "

Based upon the context clues, the word "Beheaded" means to cut the head off.

"She especially loved to read and would spend hours with books in Greek and Latin."(p.10)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Latin" means an a Italic language spoken in ancient rome.

"When she was six and became very good at needlework" (p.11)

Based upon the context clues, the word "needlework" means the art process or product.

"As the years went by, Elizabeth grew into a serious, intelligent teenager." (p.12)

Based upon the context clues, the word "intelligent"means having good understanding.

" Within a year. the new queen married Prince Philip of Spain. Like Mary, Philip was Catholic" (p.14)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Catholic" means pertaining to whole church.







Created with images by Karen Roe - "Bury Free Press Coronation Souvenir Page 7 - 2nd June 1953" • DVIDSHUB - "Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific [Image 7 of 8]" • redesparatorpes - "greenwich london architecture" • Shootingsnow - "Be brave, little one" • Grubby Mits - "Beheaded" • geralt - "bible book old" • mashko-apchi - "needlework yarn knitting" • mrsdkrebs - "Tinkering" • Jim, the Photographer - "Confirmation, June 21, 2010"

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