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BBC Primary History – The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/vikings/

Found on the website are videos, photos and Teacher’s Notes to support the topics listed below and many others:

Family Life, Viking Raiders, Vikings at Sea, Vikings at home and Beliefs and Stories


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BBC The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/

This website provides teachers with background information to support the following topics:
Raiders & Settlers and Viking Culture


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BBC Hands on History – The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/vikings.shtml

Hands on activities include Making a Viking longship, Design a Viking longship figurehead and Making a Viking helmet.


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BBC Bitesize The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zcx6fg8

The site contains over 50 short video clips/ resources about The Vikings. These include:

  • A Viking grave – An archaeologist explains why the discovery of a Viking grave is important.
  • The Viking code – A short poem, with images, telling of the Viking code.
  • Viking artefacts – Viking and Anglo-Saxon men look at artefacts during a visit to the Jorvik Viking Centre.
  • Viking clothing – A description of the type of clothes that the Vikings wore, homemade and practical.
  • Viking farms – A Viking and an Anglo-Saxon discuss the differences between how they live.
  • Viking Food – Learn about the sort of food that the Vikings ate and how it was prepared and cooked.
  • Viking gods – A look at Viking gods and monsters
  • Viking longships – Viking warrior describes the features of a Viking longship and explains what life was like on board.

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BBC Viking Quest Game

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/launch_gms_viking_quest.shtml

Play the game of ‘Viking Quest’, which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize?


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BBC Schools Radio Viking Sagas

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/english/viking_sagas/episodes/part_1

10 short Viking stories to download and replay. Each activity is accompanied by a transcript that can be printed and distributed to your pupils.


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BBC Schools Radio Viking Sea Songs

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/music/vikings

10 Viking saga songs for your pupils to learn. PDF files (Words and music ) can be downloaded from the BBC Schools Radio website.


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British Museum The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/cultures/europe/vikings.aspx

Images and information about the following artefacts can be downloaded from the website:

Comb, Bone Pin, Iron spearhead, Silver Bracelet, Silver disc brooch and a Gold-arm ring.


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Historical Association – The Vikings For Teachers

http://www.history.org.uk/resources/primary_resource_3867_132.html

Resources including accompanying Teacher’s Notes include:

Vikings: Who were they? Teacher’s notes
http://www.history.org.uk/resources/resource_3740.html

Vikings Settle down
http://www.history.org.uk/resources/resource_3741.html

The thing and Viking migration
http://www.history.org.uk/resources/primary_resource_3694,3701_131.html

Viking burial mound
http://www.history.org.uk/resources/resource_3744.html

Egils Saga(Literacy activity)
http://www.history.org.uk/resources/resource_3739.html


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The Jorvik Visitor Centre

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk/

Download from the website a copy of the 2014/15 educational programme and view the extensive set of Viking classroom resources.

Free pupil worksheets include: Jorvik – A Viking City, The Viking capture of York, Place names and personal names, houses and weapons.


 

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Primary homework help – The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/vikings.html

Designed by Mandy Barrow this website site contains a suberb list of resources for teachers and pupils about The Vikings in Britain.


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Royal Museums Greenwich – The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.rmg.co.uk/explore/sea-and-ships/facts/ships-and-seafarers/the-vikings

The Vikings at sea! Learn about the longboats used by the Viking warriors to travel across the North Sea.


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The history of York

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/

The website includes information about:

  • Who were the Vikings?
  • Life in Viking York
  • Viking industry and trade
  • The Viking kingdom
  • Anglo-Scandinavian York

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Every School The Vikings

Key Stage 2 resources
http://www.everyschool.co.uk/history-key-stage-2-vikings.html

This compilation of resources includes:

  • Poem – King Canute
  • Poem – History of the vikings
  • Interactive game – Viking Quest
  • Interactive game – Build a Viking Longship and Longhouse

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Snaith Primary Schools – The Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/vikings.htm

Find on the website resources to answer the key questions listed below:

  • Who were the Vikings?
  • Who were their gods and goddesses?
  • Where did the Vikings go on their travels?
  • What evidence have we that the Vikings were setters?

 

The Vikings – Free lesson plans, activities, games and PowerPoint presentations.

http://www.mrdonn.org/index.html

Fairy tales and myths, puzzles, Viking Art, Ruin Stones and Viking homes.


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National geographic for kids 10 facts about the Vikings

Key Stages 1 – 2
http://www.ngkids.co.uk/did-you-know/10_facts_about_the_vikings

Learn about life of a Scandinavian sea warrior.