Activity 5 – History
Anglo-Saxons and Scots - Place Names
Before you start the lesson, I recommend you view the first few BBC Anglo-Saxon Britain Animation video which gives a view of life in Anglo-Saxon Britain and is shown through the eyes of a typical family. This will set the scene for the lesson and beyond. After this go on to the lesson powerpoint and use the following points as guide.
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms -The Kingdom Name Meanings
Use this power-point, re-cap the 7 main Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms.
Using maps or atlases ask your child to find place names containing the suffixes - ham, -ford and –worth.
Anglo-Saxon Place Names Activity Sheet
Children complete the Anglo-Saxon Place Names Activity Sheet.
From there, label a map of Britain to show the location of the different places.