Social Studies

Basic London History 1600s: Gunpwder Plot, English Civil War, Great Fire (13-17)

This one-off class/virtual tour will explore the history of London, including The Gunpowder Plot, the English Civil War and the Great Fire of London.
226 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 15 learners

55 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Thu Jul 21

Meet once (1 day)
7pm - 7:55pm

Wed Aug 10

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 8:55pm

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Class Experience

* Students will learn about King James I, King Charles I and King Charles II
* Students will be able to explain the Gunpowder Plot and how it was foiled
* Students will discover the two sides of the English Civil War
* Students will be able to identify what caused the Great Fire of London
An optional homework assignment will be to explore Google map to find locations where Kings lived that can still be visited today in London. A handout will help the students to find these locations.
A handout will be provided for the learner to use during class. A pop quiz will be held at the end of the class to recall learning.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Google maps may be used in class and as homework. A handout will be provided for the student to print out and use during class.


Amber - the London Tour Guide
Lives in the United Kingdom
Learning with a fun guide!
226 total reviews
338 completed classes

About Me

I am a professional tour guide in London and love going around the city (sometimes dressed in costume!) and teaching visitors about the fascinating history. With over 2000 years of events, there is plenty to learn! My signature tour is where I... 
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