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Castle development: How did castles develop and improve over time?

Castle development: How did castles develop and improve over time?

These two powerpoints look at how castles developed from simple stone keeps into palatial fortresses. The activities focus on Chepstow castle in Wales looking at the changes made to this castle over centuries by its different owners. Various activities in the presentations include planning an attack, spotting developments/improvements and many more!
mark23
Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)

Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)

Children learn about the Vikings and their invasions and settlements of modern England and Scotland. In this unit they will do a history study, looking at what made the Vikings powerful; write a narrative text of an invasion of a Monastery; write a persuasive text about trading vs. plundering; will design and make battle modifications (weapons or defenses) with littleBits; and will design a Viking t-shirt before writing an explanation text about the significance of different parts of their design. Included Outcomes: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: History Study Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text
erinbrasington
Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text

Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text

Children will look at different symbols important to the Vikings and will design a tshirt including the symbols. They will then write an explanation text that describes the different symbols included as well as the reasons for the design choices. In the past, this unit has worked really well at the end of a Viking study, where the children can show off what they’ve learned. This unit can be used alongside other Vikings packs, including Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Text; Vikings: Monastery Invasion Persuasive Text (trade vs. plunder; Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder; and Viking: Battle Modifications with littleBits. An editable digital link for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download. ------------ You might also like: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: Monastery Invasion BUNDLE Vikings: History Study Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2 Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)
erinbrasington
Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE

Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE

Children will look at the history of Viking warfare and weapons during their invasion of the United Kingdom. Children will then design their own defence or weapon modification with littleBits based on Viking design. In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided). This unit is bundled with Working Scientifically objectives for Years 5 and 6. An editable digital links for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available in zip files with download. ------------- You might also like: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: Monastery Invasion BUNDLE Vikings: History Study Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2 Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)
erinbrasington
Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits for Years 3&4 Bundle

Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits for Years 3&4 Bundle

Children will look at the history of Viking warfare and weapons during their invasion of the United Kingdom. Children will then design their own defence or weapon modification with littleBits based on Viking design. In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided). This unit is bundled with Working Scientifically objectives for Years 3 and 4. An editable digital links for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available in zip files with download. -------------- You might also like: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: Monastery Invasion BUNDLE Vikings: History Study Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)
erinbrasington
Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits

Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits

Children will look at the history of Viking warfare and weapons during their invasion of the United Kingdom. Children will then design their own defence or weapon modification with littleBits based on Viking design. In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided). This unit can be used alongside other Vikings packs, including Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Text; Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder; Viking: History Study; Vikings: Design a tshirt and Explanation Text. An editable digital link for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download. ------------- You might also like: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: Monastery Invasion BUNDLE Vikings: History Study Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2 Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)
erinbrasington
1006, Hastings and Norman England SOW

1006, Hastings and Norman England SOW

This is a 12 lesson (plus assessment) unit looking at 1066, the Battle of Hasting and Norman England. It is ideal for a year 6, year 7, or low ability year 8 class. All the resources needed are included in the Powerpoints, or on a separate word document. 1. Edward and England 2. Claimants to the throne 3. The Battle of Stamford Bridge 4. The Battle of Hastings (plus assessment) 5.The Bayeux Tapestry 6. The Harrying of the North (two lessons) 7. Motte and Bailey castles 8. Stone castles 9. Attacking castles 10. The Fuedal system 11. The Domesday book Please contact me if you have any questions or comments about the SoW
markjd88
AQA Health and the People SOW

AQA Health and the People SOW

The first 3 lessons in a scheme of work for AQA Health and the people. Lessons include challenge tasks and writing frames for students who need support. Lessons include: Medieval beliefs and treatments Christianity and Hospitals medieval medicine Islamic medicine in the Middle Ages
j_leemosley
Health and the People: How did Islamic medicine differ to European medicine in the Middle Ages? (L3)

Health and the People: How did Islamic medicine differ to European medicine in the Middle Ages? (L3)

This lesson is part of a SOW for AQA Health and the People. This lesson looks at the role and impact of Islamic medicine on medical progress. Students compare it with Europe during the middle ages and look at the 3 main islamic doctors, Rhaze, Abulcasis and Avicenna (Ibn Sina). The lesson has a GCSE styled question with a planning activity. There are challenge tasks to stretch the top end and writing frames and work sheets for the weaker students.
j_leemosley
Vikings: History Study

Vikings: History Study

Children will look at the history of Vikings in the United Kingdom as well as their importance. They will look at their impact as well as impressions through different sources before using chronology to analyse changes over time. This unit can be used alongside other Vikings packs, including Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Text; Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder; Viking: Battle Modifications with littleBits; Vikings: Design a tshirt and Explanation Text. An editable digital link for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download. ---------------- You might also like: Vikings: Trade vs. Plunder Persuasive Text Vikings: Monastery Invasion Narrative Writing Vikings: Monastery Invasion BUNDLE Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2 Vikings: Battle Modifications and Working Scientifically with littleBits Years 5 & 6 BUNDLE Vikings: Design a T-Shirt & Explanation Text Vikings on the Move Topic (5 weeks)
erinbrasington