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Complete Resources for teaching
the New 2014/2015 NC unit:
The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor
You will be sent a CD full of useful Resources. It contains:
A full, detailed 12 Week MTP (13 pages long) You can copy and paste into your school's planning template
Each lesson contains:
* Background information
* A child friendly PowerPoint to read through with the children
* Key questions to ask
* Activity options (where worksheets are suggested they have been provided for you).
* Plenary activity
* Many useful links to relevant websites and videos
The 12 lessons are:
* Why do people move? Invaders and Settlers
* An Introduction to the Vikings
* Viking Raids
* The Viking and Saxon battle for the throne of England
* Who was Edward the Confessor?
* Alfred the Great
* Did the Vikings read and write?
* Norse Myths
* Trade and Exploration
You can literally pick up and teach this with no prior knowledge needed at all - all the information is presented in a child friendly manner suitable for access at KS2. Most documents are made using MS office and as such they are completely editable to suit the needs of your class.
The 12 PowerPoint Presentations which accompany the lesson plans have been made by me and are not available anywhere else on the net
NB: Other PPs and worksheets which are freely available have also been added as a 'bonus' and purely for your convenience.
About me: I am a very experienced KS2 teacher and history enthusiast. I have a masters degree in archaeology. Unlike other resource creators I know what works and what doesn't from personal experience in the classroom. I believe in a creative history curriculum which offers a range of activities such as artistic projects, creative writing and role play. This is reflected in the wide variety of activity options provided.
6 Pages of Various Puzzles such as Wordsearches and crosswords to reinforce key vocabulary
15 Links to Great Vikings / Saxons websites no more time wasted surfing the net as these will lead you to great sites and games which you can use with children for research / plenaries etc.
12 Traditional Viking recipes you can make in school or prepare for the children to try at your own Viking banquet!
Invaders TOP TRUMPS to print out and laminate A great reward game for children who finish their work early. They will learn about key invaders of Britain including Romans, Vikings and Normans.