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Students examine the role of archaeology in gaining information about past civilizations. After reading an article, they discover evidence of the Viking settlement of North America. They summarize the information in the article by making a map of their explorations. They evaluate the role of archaeology in an essay.
In this Vikings worksheet, students read about the Vikings and the Viking Age and then answer the 15 questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
Introduce your young historians to the amazing Vikings! This presentation provides information on the culture, travels, rule, religion, and tools used by the Vikings. After each 3-5 slide section are slides containing compression questions intended to boost listening skills.
Students identify Norse explorers, considered by many historians to be the earliest Europeans to sail to Newfoundland. Then they recognize the superior craftsmanship of a Viking sailing ship that would have been needed to withstand the long, arduous voyage. Students also demonstrate knowledge of Leif Ericson and his Viking explorers and sailors by crafting a paper Viking ship with sail.
Students study Viking history. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students listen to a lecture about the Vikings and their longships. Students build their own model longships and research how longships were used by the Vikings.
Students learn about the history of the Vikings by watching videos, reading books, and writing journal entries pretending they were Vikings. In this Vikings lesson plan, students also make a long ship out of a milk carton.
Students examine Viking discoveries. In this Viking history lesson, students research Viking culture. Students use their research findings to write historically accurate narratives and build longship models.
High schoolers research and explore Viking culture, distinguishing between fact and fiction, and examine their contribution to our society.
In this literature word search learning exercise, students find 14 words in the puzzle. All pertain to the book Viking Ships at Sunrise. There is a word bank.
Learners view the progamme that leads them through the process of researching an historical site. They are given the deifinition of an archaeologist. Students watch as two ten year olds are given the task of finding out as much as they can about The Viking Woodquay Site in Dublin.
Students recognize how the Vikings' physical environment helped shape their culture. They construct longships and research and develop a print, radio, or television news story on one topic related to the Vikings.
First the Vikings raided Great Britain, and then they set up camp and moved in. Learners explore Viking times and discuss reasons why groups choose to settle. They construct a class timeline, engage in several online activities, and then discuss changes seen in Viking settlements throughout early history.
In this Viking history worksheet, students complete 4 extension activities that help them learn about Viking raiders. Students research how monks lived, imagine a discussion between a monk and a Viking, draw Viking weapons, and brainstorm about a Viking battle.
In this Viking activities worksheet, students read 6 short descriptions of Viking activities and then check off a list of whether men, women or both participated in 8 specific activities.
In this Viking culture worksheet, students complete 4 extension activities to learn about Viking settlements. Students write a newspaper story, a TV newscast between Alfred the Great and the Danes, use a map to locate modern towns that were once Viking lands, and research how Alfred the Great fought the Vikings.
In this primary history worksheet, students sharpen their research skills as they study the history of the Vikings at sea. Students select 1, 2, 3, or 4 extension projects to complete.
In this Viking history worksheet, students complete 3 extension activities that help them learn about Viking family life. Students write about the life of a Viking slave, research the life of Viking children, and make a list of the things they will need to exist in a Viking village.
For this primary history worksheet, students sharpen their research skills as they study the history of the Vikings beliefs and stories. Students select 1, 2, 3, or 4 extension projects to complete.
In this Vikings worksheet, students choose one or more of the four possible extension activities pertaining to the trade and exploration of the Vikings.
In this Viking history learning exercise, students complete 3 extension activities that help them learn about Viking towns. Students research the excavation work at the Jorvik site, compare Viking technology with current technology, and draw a plan of the town Jorvik.

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