Thomas Wintour: Biography & Gunpowder Plot


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What was the goal of the Gunpowder Plot?

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1. What was Thomas Wintour's role in the Gunpowder Plot?

2. What was Thomas Wintour's original plan?

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Use the worksheet and quiz to identify just what you know about Thomas Wintour. His role in the Gunpowder Plot and his original plan are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • Why Thomas Wintour's arrest was significant
  • Major player in the Gunpowder Plot who was recruited by Wintour
  • Goal of the Gunpowder Plot
  • Wintour's role in the Gunpowder Plot

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about Wintour's original plan
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Thomas Wintour
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Wintour's arrest was notable and interpret it correctly

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  • Significance of the Gunpowder Plot
  • Wintour's upbringing
  • Outcome of Wintour's trial