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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.
Young scholars 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.
Young scholars examine Viking discoveries. In this Viking history lesson, students research Viking culture. Young scholars use their research findings to write historically accurate narratives and build longship models.
Young scholars research and explore Viking culture, distinguishing between fact and fiction, and examine their contribution to our society.
In this literature word search worksheet, students find 14 words in the puzzle. All pertain to the book Viking Ships at Sunrise. There is a word bank.
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.
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 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.
For this Viking culture worksheet, learners 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.
For 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 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 activity, 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.
In 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 Viking history worksheet, 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.
In this primary history worksheet, students sharpen their research skills as they study the history of the Vikings at home. Students select 1, 2, 3, or 4 extension projects to complete.
Students explore the history of the Vikings. In pairs, they research where the Vikings lived, places they invaded, and their purpose. Students create an illustration to place on a timeline, make a Viking Boat, and play a Viking Explorer Game. Online and Offline lesson plan available.
In this Viking grave worksheet, students look at the first picture of a Viking grave and match the numbered objects found with their actual names to the left of the picture. Students then look at the second picture, put the same numbers in it from the first one and then answer 3 short answer questions.