London Bridge Lesson For Kids: Facts & History


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The bridges referred to as London Bridges cross over which river?

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1. Which group of people built the first recorded London Bridge?

2. Who decided that a new bridge should be built to cross the Thames in 1176?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What happened when people found out the London Bridge was starting to fall down? This quiz and worksheet will check to see if you can answer this question and other questions about the several bridges that have been called the London Bridge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test what you know about the following:

  • The river that London Bridges cross over
  • People who built the first London Bridge
  • Person who decided to build a new bridge that crossed the Thames River in 1176
  • Name of the bridge that people used instead of the London Bridge
  • The designer of a new London Bridge in 1820
  • What happened when the London Bridge started falling down

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the history of the London Bridge
  • Explaining information - make sure you can read and explain what you've read about the person who, in 1176, decided to build a new bridge that crossed the Thames River
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about who built the first London Bridge

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the related lesson titled London Bridge Lesson For Kids: Facts & History. You'll learn more about this topic, including:

  • Impact of the first stone bridge on life in London
  • A disaster that destroyed much of the old bridge
  • Who completed the 1820 London Bridge?
  • When the current London Bridge was constructed