Here's an interesting worksheet to really get the kids thinking. Can they imagine they are a talk show host interviewing King James 1 after the Gunpowder Plot? What information would the audience want to hear from the King? They need to plan their questions carefully.
King James I Interview Worksheet
Children can use our James 1 story paper to write down what they know about the first Stuart monarch, or perhaps to retell the story of the Gunpowder Plot. There's a detailed portrait of the King to colour in, and we have lined or handwriting versions to choose from below.
The Monteagle Letter played an important part in uncovering the Gunpowder Plot. Can the children write a letter warning Lord Monteagle to stay away from Parliament on the 5th of November, without revealing details of the plot?