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Have a look at these short reading activities, to find out more about the Anglo Saxons and Vikings. Answers are included.

Anglo Saxon houses


What were Anglo Saxon houses like?

What were they made from?

How were they different to ours?

Would you like to have lived in one? Why/why not?


Once you have researched Anglo Saxon houses, you could:

  • Make a model

  • Draw a diagram, labelling the main features

  • Write persuasively, to try and sell the house like an estate agent would