Walter Raleigh was convicted of treason when James I came to the throne and spent the next 13 years in the Tower of London with a death sentence hanging over him. This worksheet asks the kids to do a little research about why this happened and practise their persuasive writing skills by asking them to write a speech for both the prosecution and the defence.
Walter Raleigh Treason Trial Worksheet
Kids can use this useful writing page to record what they have learned about Sir Walter Raleigh, the famous explorer. We have two versions, colour and black and white.
This simple worksheet aims to help younger children capture what they have learned about Walter Raleigh. What would they have talked about if they met him?