This BUNDLE allows children to learn about Viking raids on monasteries in Northern England - and the 793 CE attack on Lindisfarne in particular.
The persuasive text can be written from the perspective of a Monk or a Viking, and is meant to persuade (or dissuade) their audience - either Monks or Vikings - from trading with or plundering a Monastery.
The narrative text can be written from the perspective of a Monk or a Viking during the raid of the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in North East England in 793 CE.
In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided).
An editable digital link for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download.
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