Vikings - English Lesson Pack - Cross-Curricular, Engaging & Creative

Vikings - English Lesson Pack - Cross-Curricular, Engaging & Creative

Complete lesson pack that lasts up to 2 hours, with starter, teaching input and peer-assessment based plenary all on the included PowerPoint. Children discuss, plan and then create inspiring writing based upon an inspiring, historical story starter writing prompt. The planning sheet asks thought provoking questions ensuring an original, well thought out piece of cross-curricula writing that is full of their own ideas. Other writing genres can also be applied to the plan. Suitable for big writing, creative writing, assessment, moderation or just a regular English lesson. There is also a creative drawing sheet included and lined writing sheet. Variable length: can be done in 1 hr or extended to nearer 2 hrs if required. Children will also practice empathy skills and have the opportunity to demonstrate their historical knowledge. Make sure you check out our other Vikings lessons too!
TheFutureTeacherFoundation
KS2 Vikings Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack

KS2 Vikings Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack

This fun yet challenging, cross-curricula lesson has elements of: computing, history and writing, all built into a lesson centred around independent learning. Children will complete a series of engaging tasks including labelling a graphic of a Viking with researched information on clothing and possessions, learning what a person from that time may have owned and building their understanding of life was really like in the time period. They then complete 3 written activities and an extension activity based upon that knowledge they have gained. Activities include framing historically-valid questions, critical thinking and drawing comparisons: all aspects of the new 2014 curriculum. The activities are designed to elicit a deeper level of thought and understanding of the era. Can be taught as two separate hour long lessons but better over one longer session, contains starter and plenary, made for KS2 but accessible to higher ability KS1 and lower ability KS3
TheFutureTeacherFoundation
Ancient Greeks - Battle of Marathon / Persian wars Lesson KS2

Ancient Greeks - Battle of Marathon / Persian wars Lesson KS2

Stand alone lesson (part of series also available for download individually or as a set at reduced price). This lesson uses 'Marathon' as a hook and shares various facts about Greek warfare with the Persians, with links and leads on to the task - writing a news report about the Battle of Marathon. Includes a lesson plan and a notebook file for leading the pupils through the learning. The whole series is tested and written by an experienced teacher with experience of leading teaching and learning in numerous schools, as an advisor and judged outstanding over many years. Still a practicing classroom teacher! :) Sharing resources to help reduce planning time for those who still want good quality resources that support the New Curriculum, literacy skills and all levels of learners.
rooneys
30 Tower Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide For Using These Cards

30 Tower Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide For Using These Cards

Are you looking at buildings? Are you interesting in really tall buildings and towers? I have collected together 30 photos of tall buildings and structures for you to discuss with your class. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different towers being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about towers around the world. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of towers. The students can then discuss why they think each one was built. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
KS2 Anglo-Saxon Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack

KS2 Anglo-Saxon Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack

This fun yet challenging, cross-curricula lesson has elements of: computing, history and writing, all built into a lesson centred around independent learning. Children will complete a series of engaging tasks including labelling a graphic of an Anglo-Saxon man with researched information on clothing and possessions, learning what a person from that time may have owned and building their understanding of life was really like in the time period. They then complete 3 written activities and an extension activity based upon that knowledge they have gained. Activities include framing historically-valid questions, critical thinking and drawing comparisons: all aspects of the new 2014 curriculum. The activities are designed to elicit a deeper level of thought and understanding of the era. Can be taught as two separate hour long lessons but better over one longer session, contains starter and plenary, made for KS2 but accessible to higher ability KS1 and lower ability KS3.
TheFutureTeacherFoundation
Invaders and Settlers Visual Story Prompts - in the past and future, and 31 Exciting Teaching Tasks

Invaders and Settlers Visual Story Prompts - in the past and future, and 31 Exciting Teaching Tasks

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different invaders being shown in each of the photos. There are two sets of creative writing prompts, one about the past and one about the future. In addition, I have added my 31 teaching activity teacher guide on how you can use these images in different ways to improve your students' vocabulary and memory skills. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching set of story prompts. The students could also take five of the laminated photos and create them into a story . The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Viking Photos And Drawings PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide

30 Viking Photos And Drawings PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide

Are you studying the Vikings. Are you looking for photos of different objects the Vikings owned? Here is a pack of 30 different photos, drawings and paintings about the Vikings. These are a great way of getting students thinking more deeply about the lives of Vikings, and prompting them to discover more on their own. It comes complete with a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide to help you get the most out of your teaching and this purchase. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials and activities being shown in each of photos and drawings. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about life of the Vikings. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different sorts of Viking pictures and activities. The students can then discuss how the pictures show how Vikings lived. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
30 Photos Of Rome

30 Photos Of Rome

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different locations being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Rome. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Roman locations. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Make a Roman Senator

Make a Roman Senator

Fun craft - make your own Roman Senator with full instructions. Includes both coloured and black and white version templates for a more versatile resource.
ejk
The invaders . History in music. Video. PPT. Mp3s. Parts for percussion non specialist

The invaders . History in music. Video. PPT. Mp3s. Parts for percussion non specialist

The song which traces the impact that the invaders have had on ancient Britain and their legacy to the country. The story is told by a little ghost who haunts a primary school classroom and hears all the history lessons. Included in resource 1. PPT of song 2.Video of the song 3.Video of when to play the instruments 4. Lyrics 5. Mp3 performance track 6. Mp3 backing track 7. Mp3 backing track ( no percussion parts)
pwilloughby3