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A full lesson about the Anglo-Saxons settling in Britain, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. This is the second lesson in our popular Anglo-Saxons Unit.
Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain?
In this lesson pupils learn the difference between invading and settling. They explore some of the key reasons the Anglo-Saxons wanted to settle in Britain, looking at push and pull factors. Pupils will then write a letter from British King Vortigern to persuade a group of Anglo-Saxons to move to Britain.
The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.
The lesson is written for KS2 (ages 7-11) and is aligned to the National Curriculum in the UK but can be easily adapted to other curriculums too. The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.
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