Archive for the ‘5. Vikings’ Category
Before we moved on to the Norman Conquest in British history, let’s learn some what happened to French at that time, a very brief one.
Now, here is a brief one about the Norman Conquest
- The Norman Conquest
Click on the slide to learn what happened in 1066, when King Edward the Confessor died without leaving an heir
And as a wrap up, here is what we have learnt:
Hope you enjoy this Viking rap 🙂
I also like this one from John Green, very funny (with the Thor, thunder and how to train your dragon … ) and yet informative:
The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia:Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse’ and means ‘a pirate raid’. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be ‘going Viking’.
Let’s start with a briefing on the Viking Age:
- Who were the Vikings?
- Viking traders and explorers
- What was life like in Viking Britain?
- How did the Viking fight?
- What happened to the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings?
To wrap up, here is the Vikings in a nutshell: