This activity looks at the weapons that an Anglo Saxon warrior would use. It asks the pupils to sort the weapons into those used for attack and those used for defence. The pupils then write short sentences explaining how they would be used. There is a writing frame for the less able. Then, we look a
In this activity, we look inside a Saxon home and examine the ways that homes have changed over the years. We look at what household items have remained in use since Saxon times and which ones are new. As an extension activity, we go on to look at Saxon longboats.
This activity looks at the Anglo Saxon king Alfred the Great and examines the different reasons why he was called Alfred the Great. The activity is differentiated into two different ability levels. For an extension activity, or for a homework, there is also an activity looking at Anglo-Saxon runes.
These activities cover the Anglo-Saxon period of History in the UK and look at:
These activities come complete with activity sheets and PowerPoints for use in classroom.