Drawings of Anglo-Saxons

ANGLO-SAXON DISCOVERY

Drawings of objects

Information for Teachers

Follow Up Activities using the Activity Sheets

The links are all to pdf versions of the sheets to view other versions and for more information on the sheets visit the Activity Sheets Page.

 
  • This sheet is designed to be used with the object-related pages on this website.
  • In addition children could be asked to think about the type of materials the Anglo-Saxons used and how they used them.
  • It can be used as a basis for finding out more about archaeology and the work of archaeologists.
  • Children could investigate the use of design and decoration on Anglo-Saxon objects.
 
  • This sheet is designed to be used with the object-related pages on this website. It encourages a more focused look at objects than the record sheet.
  • In addition children could be asked to think about types of materials the Anglo-Saxons used and how they used them.
  • Children could investigate the use of design and decoration on Anglo-Saxon objects.
 
  • This sheet focuses on the daily life of Anglo-Saxon children.
  • It can be used to stimulate a comparison with children’s lives today.
  • Children could be asked to look at one aspect of Anglo-Saxon life – clothes, food, pastimes, etc.
 
  • This sheet is designed to be used in conjunction with this website. It encourages children to look at different areas of the website and various aspects of Anglo-Saxon life.
  • It allows children to focus on objects and materials.
  • In addition children could be asked to think about types of materials the Anglo-Saxons used and how they used them.
  • Children could investigate the use of design and decoration on Anglo-Saxon objects.
 
  • This sheet focuses on what archaeologists find in the ground and how they can be interpreted.
  • Children could explore how different materials react in the ground and asked what materials will survive and what will not.
  • It can also be used as the basis to find out more about archaeology and the work of archaeologists.
 
  • This sheet allows children to explore the Anglo-Saxon language and evidence for Anglo-Saxon settlements.
  • Children could be asked to think of the different types of evidence that can be used to find out about the Anglo-Saxons.
  • Children could explore Anglo-Saxon place-names in their area.
  • Anglo-Saxon place-names can be compared with Viking place-names (using the Meet the Vikings section of this website)
  • It could be used as the basis to find out more about Old English (using the Old English pages on this website)
 
  • This sheet is designed to make children explore different types of evidence in order to find out about the Anglo-Saxons.
  • It can be used as the basis to find out more about archaeology and the work of archaeologists.
  • Children could compare Anglo-Saxon burial practices with burial practices used today.
  • It can also be used to explore archives and what they can contain (find out more).

Other Ideas for Exploring the Anglo-Saxons

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