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Year 3 Easter Homework

Posted by: | March 25, 2010 | 10 Comments |

Next term, we will be learning about the Vikings. We would like you to find out as much information as you can and design a poster to bring in to school. You can use books, the internet or the library. Have fun!

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10 Comments

  1. By: william on April 15, 2010 at 10:18 am      

    They come from sweden and norway and denmark.

  2. By: Laurie on April 12, 2010 at 7:54 am      

    kings of England , Scotland and wales defeated the vikings.

  3. By: Laurie on April 12, 2010 at 7:51 am      

    Santa was a viking god.

  4. By: Orlaith on April 11, 2010 at 11:24 am      

    The Vikings came from Scandinavia which included, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
    The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse@and means a pirate raid.

    The Viking age in Eurpoe history was about AD 700 to AD 1100.
    During this period many Vikings left Scandinavia and travelled to other countries, such as Britain and Irelan, some Vikings went to fight and steal treasure.

    In Ad 787 three Viking Longships landed in southern England. The Vikings fought the local people, then sailed away, this is recorded inthe Anglo Saxon Chronicle, it was the firststruggle betwenn the Engish and the Vikings.
    The English call the Vikings invaders ‘Danes’, but they came from norway aswell aswell as Denmark.
    Norwegian Vikings or ‘Norsemen’ sailed to Scotland, where the made settlements, they also made settlements i the Orkneys and Shetland Isles.
    Vikings raided Wales but few made homes there.

    Norwegian Vikings sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean to Iceland and AGreenland. In about AD1100 Vikings sailed to North America and started settlements there, although this did not last long.

    Danish Vikings sailed to France and founded Normandy (land of North Men).

  5. By: Mimi on April 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm      

    vikings did not have horns on there hats

  6. By: Lily on April 6, 2010 at 1:30 pm      

    Vikings belived that if you died in battle you went
    to Viking heaven. If you died in any othr way you
    would go to Viking hell. from Lily

  7. By: Seamus on March 28, 2010 at 8:08 pm      

    Hi!
    Their journey from Norway must have been quite scary!

  8. By: Seamus on March 26, 2010 at 7:49 am      

    Thursday origanly came from the Viking god of thunder Thor. The day was called Thorsday.

  9. By: Seamus on March 25, 2010 at 6:21 pm      

    Viking gods

    Loki-Loki was half god,half fire spirit. He caused the other gods lots of trouble.

    Thor-Thor was god of thunder and the most popular god. He was shot-tempered,a little stuipd but very good hearted. He had the quilates Vikings thought most important:strength and determantion.

  10. By: Seamus on March 25, 2010 at 5:58 pm      

    Viking houses

    Viking homes were made of timber planks and woven branches.

    Viking weapons

    Viking spears

    spears were thrown in battels and used for stabbing the enemy.

    Viking swords

    Viking swords were made from rods of iron with steel edges. The handeles were sometimes decorated with gold and silver. The vikings gave there swords names like ‘leg bitter’.

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