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A look at what life would have been like for an ordinary Anglo-Saxon child. We see how children would have been expected to help around the house from an early age and the fact that the amount of time they were treated as 'children' was much shorter than it is today.
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9 November 2007

Classroom Ideas

Students could consider what life would have been like for somebody living in Anglo-Saxon times. This could be used as part of independent or group research, finding out about the lives of children from ordinary families.

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