Viking names and the runes

Fun and informative resource pack on Viking names and Viking runes for use in British History requirement at KS1 and KS2. Written by Viking/Anglo Saxon specialist, fully researched, and reviewed by teachers. Includes full teachers' notes, a powerpoint presentation on the runes, and worksheets on how to create your Viking name and then translate it into runes. Contains suggested learning objectives and follow on ideas, and is differentiated for translation by letters (easier) or by sounds (harder). Encourages creative thinking and historical enquiry, and can be used as a jumping off point for creating your own Viking character.


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  • Viking-runes-presentation.pptx
  • Resource-pack---Viking-names-and-the-runes.pdf
  • What's-Your-Viking-Name-Worksheet-KS1.pdf
  • What's-Your-Viking-Name-Worksheet-KS2.pdf

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Created: Aug 30, 2017


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