The Vikings have invaded!

Lesson: History

Class: Year 3 Year: 2013 - 2014

The Vikings have invaded Year 3!

They sailed into the classroom in an amazing Longship bedecked with colourful shields. We instantly took the opportunity to explore the technical vocabulary associated with Viking Longboats and explain what these terms meant - can you see the green labels?

Did you know.... that  'thorpe' is a viking word meaning a small settlement. It is added to place names such as Scunthorpe, Mabelthorpe, Cleethorpe where the Vikings landed. Do you think Mrs Thorpe was a Viking?

Question:  How many days of the week are named after Viking Gods?

Dean Valley Community Primary School, Albert Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5HS