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Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot: Who was Guy Fawkes?

SKU H12IL401203
Key Stage 1 History Year 1 Year 2

Learn all about the Guy Fawkes story, finding out who he was and why he decided to leave England and join the Spanish army. This lesson recaps the religious tensions in England during the reign of King James I, before explaing how Guy became involved the plot. Your class will be challenged to form a conscience alley and help Guy decide if killing the king would be the right thing to do.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation, differentiated worksheets and other printable teaching resources.


What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Sentence cards
  • Task cards
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