Who should be King in 1066? The lead up to the Battle of Hastings.

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This lesson is used to introduce the contenders for the throne of England in 1066 and how this lead up to the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest.

The lesson focuses on Harold Godwinson, Harald Hardrada and William, Duke of Normandy and their respective claims to the throne. Students must decide what makes a good leader today, who that might be different to the medieval period and then decide which man should have the throne and why.

The lesson contains:
2 page worksheet with information and activities.
A table to complete on the contenders and the validity of their claims.
9 slide Presentation (PDF of a PowerPointand not editable)

Activities include a simple gap fill, class discussion on leadership, speech bubbles for student so act out if you wish and a plenary bingo game to show what they have learned in the lesson.

This lesson can be followed by 'King Harold's Problem: Who will invade first?' - a lesson also in my store! Click here

I hope your class enjoy it and thanks for looking!

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MEDIEVAL AND TUDOR CHRISTMAS BUNDLE
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FEUDALISM:
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WHY WERE MEDIEVAL TOWNS SO UNHYGIENIC?:
Click here

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Who should be King in 1066? The lead up to the Battle of H
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