Overview of the Vikings Lesson

Source: https://pixabay.com/illustrations/viking-ship-drakkar-sailing-6366228/
Source: https://pixabay.com/illustrations/viking-ship-drakkar-sailing-6366228/

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the Vikings in the early Middle Ages. They will develop an awareness of the key people, places, and concepts associated with this culture. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, source analysis, and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below.

Vikings Reading Worksheet.docx
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Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the webpage below.

Option 2: Using sources

Step 1: Download a copy of the source analysis worksheet below:

Viking Sources.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by using the following sources:

Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet below:

Vikings Viewing Worksheet.docx
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Step 2: Answer the questions by watching the documentary below: 

Watch on YouTube

Test your learning

Extension activities

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