Today we are looking at the houses and settlements in Anglo-Saxon times. Watch the clip from BBC: A tour around an Anglo-Saxon settlement - KS2 History - BBC Bitesize
Last week you were asked to design your Anglo-Saxon village and some of you did really well.
I found it fascinating that they built their houses out of wattle and daub. Daub is a sticky substance that they mixed with straw/hay (it was sometimes mud and maybe some manure). I know some of you are still finishing your work from last week (I did say it might take 2 days so you could carry it over to this week). So I thought what could the others do?
Your task (if you have completed your wanted poster and designed and labelled your village) is:
You need to make an anglo-saxon house. You can use anything – lego, blocks, baking (there’s a challenge) or even use sticks and mud/clay. When you have made it you can make a short video explaining what you used (what they represent) and discuss the features you have included. .