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See You See Me - Vikings

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Pupils will:

Pupils should be able to:

LONGSHIP SECTION
Male Figure

K & U: People in the Past (Level B/C)

  • People, events and societies of significance in the Past
  • The Nature of Historical Evidence

Skills:

  • Carrying out tasks

  • Identify the ways the Vikings navigated at Sea
  • Explain the Vikings’ reasons for sailing and going to new lands
  • Explore why the longship design was so successful
  • Explain that the sun, stars and landmarks were used for navigation by the Vikings
  • Identify that raiding and trading were the main reasons for exploring new lands
  • Understand that raiding was unfriendly whereas trading was friendly and civilised.
  • Describe the features of a longship which make it so successful for example strength, narrow shape and lightweight

LONGHOUSE SECTION
Female Figure

K & U: People in the Past (Level B/C)

  • People, events and societies of significance in the Past
  • The Nature of Historical Evidence

Skills:

  • Carrying out tasks

  • Identify the materials a Viking longhouse was made from
  • Describe the range of jobs the Vikings had
  • Explain what evidence we have found of Viking life in Scotland

  • Recall that Viking longhouses were made of wood or stone and mud
  • Remember that the Vikings had many jobs
  • Pinpoint some of the following Viking jobs: raider, fisherman, farmer
  • Describe that literature and archaeological evidence has been left in Scotland showing the presence of Vikings here;
  • Recognise the Viking influence in some common words
  • Identify the Viking alphabet;
  • Recognise that the Viking alphabet is called runes;

BOARD GAME SECTION
Child

K & U: People in the Past (Level B/C)

  • People, events and societies of significance in the Past
  • The Nature of Historical Evidence

Skills:

  • Carrying out tasks
  • Identify the key elements of a Viking diet
  • Identify typical Viking dress for males and females
  • Describe the way that Viking children would play
  • Know that fish, bread and food from other animals were the elements of a Viking diet;
  • Distinguish the correct parts of Viking clothing
  • Identify some toys and games that the Vikings played with
  • Explain the similarities between the games we play today and Viking ones
  • Explain that the evidence from archaeologists tells us about this




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