This enquiry fulfils the ‘case study’ point of the Migrants in Britain specification.
It gives your students the chance to find out more about the impact of the Vikings on the city of York.
Your classes will evaluate the various ways in which the Vikings changed the face of medieval York.
They will consider their impact on the city itself, on the nature of kingship and authority, on religious life, and on trade and commerce.
Students gather information using a radar graph activity, before applying their new-found knowledge to an engaging ‘virtual reality experience’ end task. Simple and effective.
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up: PDF
- Worksheet 1: PDF
- Worksheet 2: PDF
- Resource Sheet 1a and b: PDF