History: Normans

Weeks 11 and 12 of school we learned about the Normans using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 7.

We did map work (Battles of Hastings and Stirling Bridge).
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We added a whole bunch of dates to our timeline. Some of those pages are getting pretty full.
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The boys each picked a different famous Norman to give an oral report on (Cameron looks TIRED!).
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We looked at pictures of the Bayeux Tapestry.
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We made a little paper castle and then put strips of paper describing good governmental actions inside (and threw away strips with bad ones).
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We colored Edward III’s coat of arms.
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We learned about William Wallace and then watched a clip from Braveheart.
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We colored a map of the Hundred Years War.
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We made cannons.
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