1. Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from?
A full lesson for KS2 about the Anglo-Saxons invaders, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.
Who were the Anglo-Saxon invaders?
This lesson introduces the Anglo-Saxons and explores where the different invaders came from. Pupils will look at maps to trace the origins of different tribes and make a profile of a Saxon invader, including a Saxon selfie.
There is also an opportunity for pupils to link what they have learned about movement of people in Anglo-Saxon times to the topic of modern day immigration.
- To find out where the Anglo-Saxons came from
- To think about what it might have been like to be an Anglo-Saxon invader coming to Britain
The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.
This lesson is part of the KS2History Anglo-Saxons Planning Pack for KS2.
1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)
1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)