1066: Why did William Win the Battle of Hastings?

Lesson 4 in the Norman Conquest SOW. This lesson sees the pupils compare the armies of both the Norman’s and Anglo Saxons. We then move onto the events of the Battle of Hastings and examine the significance of various moments in the battle. The pupils then sort the events into key factors that decided the batlle. Luck, tactics and military power, before reaching a conclusion on the deciding factor. Included in the lesson is:

Retrieval Practice Starter
Comparing armies activity
Sequence of events actvity with questions
Video clip
Key Factors activity

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