2. Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain?
A full lesson for KS2 about the Anglo-Saxons settling in Britain, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.
Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain?
In this lesson pupils learn the difference between invading and settling. They explore some of the key reasons the Anglo-Saxons wanted to settle in Britain, looking at push and pull factors. Pupils will then write a letter from British King Vortigern to persuade a group of Anglo-Saxons to move to Britain.
- To understand the terms ’invaders’ and ‘settlers’
- To explain some of the reasons the Anglo-Saxons wanted
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)