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THE VIKING AND ANGLO-SAXON STRUGGLE FOR THE KINGDOM OF ENGLAND KS2 history resources
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A set of teaching resources for the 2014 history curriculum.

POWERPOINTS

1) ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND AD 780

  • Life in in England before the main arrival of the Vikings towards the end of the 8th century
  • How the  Anglo-Saxons lived
  • How the towns were structured
  • The importance of the monks.

2) VIKING RAIDS AND INVASIONS AD 797 - 783

  • Timeline
  • Introduces the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as evidence
  • The first known attack on Britain by the Vikings
  • The second attack on Lindisfarne/Holy Island
  • Viking longships
  • Viking warriors and equipment
  • Beginning of Viking settlement in England

3) THE VIKINGS SETTLE & ALFRED FIGHTS BACK AD 866 - 927

  • Viking invasions and settlement
  • The Heathen Army
  • York
  • King Alfred
  • Guthrum
  • Danelaw
  • Alfred the Great and his fight against the Vikings
  • Edward the Elder
  • Athelstan
  • The Battle of Brunanburh

4) VIKING DAILY LIFE:

  • Family life
  • Clothing
  • Homes
  • Daily life
  • Viking law
  • Music
  • Food
  • Sport
  • Arts and crafts
  • Viking beliefs, Asgard and gods, days of the week named after Viking gods
  • Viking burials

5) ATHELSTAN, ETHELRED AND ANGLO-SAXON LAWS AD 927 - AD 991

  • Athelstan and government of England
  • The Witan
  • Hundreds
  • Moots
  • Reeves
  • Laws
  • Punishments
  • Wergild
  • Ethelread the Unready

6) THE RETURN AND END OF THE VIKINGS AD 991 - 1066

  • Further Viking raids
  • St. Brice's Day massacre
  • Sweyn Forkbeard
  • King Canute
  • Edward the Confessor
  • Harold Godwinson
  • William the Conqueror
  • The Battle of Hastings
  • The end of the Viking era

7) LOOKING AT EVIDENCE:

  • Place names
  • Viking sagas
  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicles
  • Surnames and DNA
  • The Bayeux Tapestry
  • Archaeology
  • Treasure discoveries
  • Runestones

RESOURCES TO PRINT (pdf): Most sheets are open-ended worksheets, with an image and lines for research, reports etc.

  • What I already know about the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
  • What I would like to find out about the Vikings
  • The arrival of the Vikings
  • The Vikings attack the monasteries
  • Danelaw
  • King Alfred the Great
  • The Heathen Army
  • The Treaty of Wedmore
  • Viking daily life
  • Anglo-Saxon laws
  • Athelstan
  • Ethelred the Unready
  • Battle of Hastings
  • Battle of Stanford Bridge
  • Death of King Harold
  • Edward the Confessor
  • King Harold
  • The Vikings return
  • Bayeux Tapestry
  • Viking place names
  • Viking runes
  • Topic covers x 3
  • Viking ships
  • Viking warriors
  • Writing border - Edward the Confessor
  • Writing border - Viking ship

Plus a copy of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (in Word)

Vikings & Anglo-Saxons medium term adaptable plan, with web links.

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