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Viking trade

This lesson allows students to become Viking traders sailing around Europe trading and selling in regional goods. The lesson initially teaches the students the importance of the long ship in allowing the Vikings to become incredibly successful traders. Then students become the Viking traders and chart there progress on a map and in a table in pairs. They then meet up with a different pair and share their experience. Students then must vote on how successful they believe the Viking traders were. The lesson has instructions for each task in the notes section.
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Viking Rune activities

Attached is a page with the Viking Runes for letters and five different activities that children can work through to practise changing writing into runes or vice versa that includes writing messages to one another, writing a Viking attack message and decoding the names of Norse Gods.
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The Vikings Book

A 50 page child-friendy eBook that your children can use to learn about the Vikings. This resource includes: * Who were the Vikings? * Viking Society * Viking Families * Viking Houses * Viking Food and Drink * Vikings Clothes * Viking Boats * Viking Warriors * Viking Settlements * Viking Exploration * Viking Religion A comprehensive glossary is also included at the end of the eBook. A number of related resources are available in our HUGE Vikings pack at
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Vikings Display Posters (Invaders and Settlers)

The Vikings Display board pack. Contains everything you need to decorate your display board for this popular topic. 44 pages in .pdf format (the display posters are NOT editable but do contact me if you want something adding or changing). Included in the resource: The Vikings header. A4, but can be printed as A3 to make it bigger, just adjust the settings on the printing page. 7 Vikings posters with short descriptions (Viking warrior, merchant, Viking woman, longhouse, long boat, arms and armour, weaving). A4 Vikings photos - a collection of 11 A4 real life photos to add to the display. Vikings timeline - 10 A4 posters featuring the main events of the Viking era. Can be printed in a smaller format by choosing the "Multiple" option on the printing page. Vikings KWL chart - A4 (for display or as an individual activity) Vikings keywords - 2 keywords with borders per page of A4. An extra border provided if you want to write your own. Vikings word mat with main keywords for the topic. Save yourself hours of work by purchasing the ready made display, just print, laminate for durability and enjoy teaching the topic!
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Viking Boy Guided Reading Plans

This pack includes guided reading plans for the following text: Viking Boy by Tony Bradman In total there are 21 guided reading lesson plans, covering each of the sections in the book. Each plan contains a 'reading and responding to the text' activity which is designed to be completed with the class teacher with the reading group. There are then follow up independent activities which the children can then complete during the remainder of the week. All of these activities are closely linked to the new National Curriculum objectives and these are listed at the beginning of each plan. Each plan also has a list of difficult words which the children can check the meaning of before the teacher led session, space to list the names of the children who are working on the text and a space for a teacher notes and evaluation. The plans have been written by an experienced primary school teacher and have been tried and tested in the classroom.
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Vikings Got Talent- Class Assembly

Class assembly script based around 'Vikings Got Talent'. 4 different sketches each for small groups of 4-5 children. Then the parts of Ant and Dec and 4 judges. Enough parts for a class of 25-30 children, with some in a non-speaking supportive role. Editable word document.
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Miscellaneous collection of viking resources for which I claim no credit.


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Literacy Learning Plan Year 4 Viking SagaQuick View

Literacy Learning Plan Year 4 Viking Saga

This is 9 days worth of planning based on the children writing a Viking Saga based on a character called Biorn from the short clip from the following website - It includes reference to the new National Curriculum and has grammar starters, differentiated success criteria and writing opportunities. It was planned for Year 4 focusing mainly on the Band 4 Learning objectives. Have also included some of the resources that I have made for these lessons. Some of the images have been taken from google and links are made to other websites on the plan that we used. I hope it is useful. My classed wrote some great Viking Sagas
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The Vikings

Resources to aid the teaching of 'The Vikings' History topic for Lower Key Stage Two. Includes pictures to annotate, word banks, gap fill activities and more.
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Viking Jewellery

The Viking Jewellery lesson describes covers types of jewellery, their purposes, materials used, hacksilver and hoards. It includes a reading response activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6. Pages: 2 Contents: 1 information page 1 reading response quiz All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author unless otherwise credited. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
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Viking religion and gods

This lesson looks at a boat burial in Scotland and then asks leading questions about Viking religious and cultural beliefs. Students then complete a carousel activity to discover How did the Viking universe work? Who were the Viking Gods? Where did the Vikings worship their gods? How did the Vikings worship their gods? How were important Vikings buried? Students then complete a write up of their knowledge
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The Viking Creation Story

A colourful presentation full of information and pictures about the Norse creation story and What the Vikings believed about the giants and gods. Use with KS2 to add interesting facts about the Vikings and their beliefs or as a comparison to other Creation Stories throughout the world and time. The end of the presentation leads into a creative activity to allow pupils to make a practical representation or display of the myth including using bones, beard and brain. Pupils should get a good understanding of the Viking world and would be excellent used along side the Horrible History sketch of a similar theme. It also allows and introduction to further study about the 9 Viking Worlds.
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Vikings Cootie Catchers: These cootie catchers/ fortune tellers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about the Vikings. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included. These cootie catchers contain the following vocabulary terms: Berserkers, Leif Erikson, Valhalla, Odin, Thor, William the Conqueror, Erik the Red, Harald Hardrada ***** Do a search for my other Cootie Catchers in the folllowing topics: ***** United States History: ♦ 13 Colonies ♦ American Heroes ♦ American Revolution ♦ American Symbols ♦ Benjamin Franklin ♦ Bill of Rights ♦ Black History Month ♦ Boston Tea Party ♦ Branches of Government ♦ Christopher Columbus ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Civil War ♦ Cold War ♦ Columbian Exchange ♦ Constitution ♦ Declaration of Independence ♦ Dust Bowl ♦ Economics ♦ First Thanksgiving ♦ French and Indian War ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Great Depression ♦ Immigration ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Inventors ♦ Jamestown ♦ Lewis and Clark ♦ Lost Colony of Roanoke ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Loyalists or Patriots ♦ Martin Luther King ♦ Native Americans ♦ Oregon Trail ♦ Pilgrims ♦ Progressive Era ♦ Reconstruction ♦ Spanish American War ♦ Texas Revolution ♦ Underground Railroad ♦ War of 1812 ♦ Westward Expansion ♦ World War I ♦ World War II World History: ♦ Absolute Monarchs ♦ European Explorers ♦ Famous Explorers ♦ French Revolution ♦ Holocaust ♦ Middle Ages ♦ Renaissance ♦ Crusades ♦ Titanic ♦ World War I ♦ World War II Ancient History: ♦ China ♦ Egypt ♦ Greece ♦ India ♦ Rome ♦ Incas ♦ Aztecs ♦ Maya's ♦ Mesopotamia ♦ Vikings
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Viking Boats

This includes pictures of two types of Viking ships, a matching activity about types of Viking ships and a labelling activity - labelling parts of a longship.
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Viking gods

A powerpoint, activity and double-sided worksheet on Viking gods and goddesses. I made this for a high-achieving Year 5 class but it can be adapted quite easily.