Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots
This unit encourages children to investigate and comprehend Britain’s settlement by the Anglo-Saxons and Scots.
Your children will learn about…
- The decline in the Roman Empire and the arrival of the groups after the withdrawal of the Roman legions
- The history of these islands as a coherent, chronological narrative from the earliest times to present day
- The conversion to Christianity and the significant sites across the country
- The link between the Saxon and Viking periods
And will love the engaging worksheets and activities investigating…
- Anglo-Saxon place names and key vocabulary associated with these times
- Saxon social classes and the differing roles the people had
- Evidence from the three famous Anglo-Saxon archaeological excavations; Sutton Hoo, the Staffordshire Hoard and West Stow
- Secondary sources, such as the poem “The Ruin”, which describe a city after the Romans had left
- The Viking raid on Lindisfarne
Which, in turn, will help them to…
- Sequence periods of history
- Begin to use the correct vocabulary associated with this period of history
- Make comparisons between periods of history
- Identify the limitations in learning from archaeology
- Understand the importance of secondary sources
Purchase today to get access to the planning leaflet, worksheets, video links and suggested activities, all of which align with KS2 National Curriculum requirements.
The 'Key' is also available to purchase as a digital download.
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