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
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?
The children will need to use their persuasive writing skills for this worksheet. Can they imagine they are Tom Wintour, trying to recruit Guy Fawkes to help with the Gunpowder Plot?