This section of the Teachers' Resource Pack focuses on four main learning questions:
- When and where did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
- What was the Gunpowder Plot?
- Who were the Plotters and why did they want to blow up the Houses of Parliament?
- What really happened in November 1605?
The depth to which these questions will be discussed and answered will be determined by the students involved.
Aims and Objectives
The Doctor’s Detectives (5-7 year olds)
The students will gain a basic understanding of the main events of the Gunpowder Plot, the people involved and its place in British history.
Deep Cover Time Agents (7-11 year olds)
The students will gain an understanding of the main events of Gunpowder Plot, the people involved and the Plotters’ motivations.
TARDIS Media Team (10-14 year olds)
The students will gain an understanding of the historical interpretations of the Gunpowder Plot within the political and religious context of the period.
Historical Objects, Characters, Environments and Useful Websites of particular relevance to the main learning questions investigated in the packs are available to download now:
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