In this activity, you will be comparing two powerful monarchs that reigned between the 16th and 18th centuries. You will then create a magazine cover and write a feature article about their leadership.
Step 1: Choose Two Monarchs
You will compare an absolute monarch with a constitutional monarch. Select one from each list:
Step 2: Design your Magazine Cover
Now you are ready to design your magazine cover. Use the magazine template to design your magazine cover and write your article.
Your magazine cover must:
Put your magazine issue’s main title here!
|Insert the image of your Absolute Monarch here!||Insert the image of your Constitutional Monarch here!|
|Add the caption for your absolute monarch below the image.||Add the caption for your constitutional monarch below the image.|
WRITE YOUR ARTICLE TITLE OR HEADLINE HERE.
|Use these guiding questions to help you write your article text. Replace the questions with your article.Paragraph One – Who is this person and why is he or she described as an absolute monarch? How did the person rise to power? What did the person accomplish as ruler? What challenges did he or she face as ruler? How did the person influence the nation?
Paragraph Two – Who is this person and why is he or she described as a constitutional monarch? How did the person rise to power? What did the person accomplish as ruler? What challenges did he or she face as ruler? How did the person influence the nation?
Paragraph Three – How were these rulers similar? How did they differ? Did one have more power than the other? How did the type of monarch each was affect their nation?
Step 3: Write your Article
Use the article headline you created in Step 2 as your title.
Your article must: