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The Viking & Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England:powerpoints, worksheets, activities
A series of PowerPoint lessons, worksheets and activities to teach how the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons fought for the Kingdom of England up to the time of Edward the Confessor.
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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  • Viking-and-Anglo-Saxon-struggle-for-Kingdom-of-England.jpg
  • 1-Anglo-Saxon-England.pptx
  • 2-Viking-raids-and-invasions.pptx
  • 3-The-Vikings-settle---Alfred-fights-back.pptx
  • 4-Viking-daily-life.pptx
  • 5-Athelstan--Ethelred-and-Anglo-Saxon-laws.pptx
  • 6-The-return-and-the-end-of-the-Vikings.pptx
  • 7-Looking-at-evidence.pptx
  • Vikings---Anglo-Saxons-planning.docx
  • 1-What-I-already-know-about-the-Anglo-Saxons---Vikings.pdf
  • 1-What-I-would-like-to-find-out-about-the-Vikings.pdf
  • 2-The-arrival-of-the-Vikings.pdf
  • 2-The-Vikings-attack-the-monasteries.pdf
  • 3-Danelaw.pdf
  • 3-King-Alfred-the-Great.pdf
  • 3-The-Anglo-Saxon-Chronicle.docx
  • 3-The-Heathen-Army.pdf
  • 3-The-Treaty-of-Wedmore.pdf
  • 4-Viking-daily-life.pdf
  • 5-Anglo-Saxon-laws.pdf
  • 5-Athelstan.pdf
  • 5-Ethelred-the-Unready.pdf
  • 6-Battle-of-Hastings.pdf
  • 6-Battle-of-Stanford-Bridge.pdf
  • 6-Death-of-King-Harold.pdf
  • 6-Edward-the-Confessor.pdf
  • 6-King-Harold.pdf
  • 6-The-Vikings-return.pdf
  • 7-Bayeux-Tapestry.pdf
  • 7-Viking-place-names.pdf
  • 7-Viking-runes.pdf
  • Topic-covers-Vikings.pdf
  • Viking-ships.pdf
  • Viking-warriors.pdf
  • Writing-border-Edward-the-Confessor.pdf
  • Writing-border-Viking-ship.pdf

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Created: Aug 4, 2015

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