Alfred the Great

In this lesson, you will learn about who King Alfred was and what he did that means he is called "great".

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was attacked in 793 AD by the Vikings?

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Q2.How did the Vikings travel long distances?

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Q3.Which Anglo-Saxon kingdoms did the Vikings destroy?

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Q4.What was the religion of the Vikings?

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Q5.What did archaeologists find at Repton monastery?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was attacked in 793 AD by the Vikings?

1/5

Q2.How did the Vikings travel long distances?

2/5

Q3.Which Anglo-Saxon kingdoms did the Vikings destroy?

3/5

Q4.What was the religion of the Vikings?

4/5

Q5.What did archaeologists find at Repton monastery?

5/5

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Quiz:

Quiz - King Alfred

Complete this quiz to see how much you have learnt about King Alfred.

Q1.Alfred was king of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?

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Q2.What did Alfred build in his kingdom to protect it against the Vikings?

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Q3.What did Alfred and Guthrum agree in 890 AD?

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Q4.What was the name of the area where the Vikings were in charge in England?

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Q5.Why did Alfred translate lots of books from Latin into English?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Quiz - King Alfred

Complete this quiz to see how much you have learnt about King Alfred.

Q1.Alfred was king of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?

1/5

Q2.What did Alfred build in his kingdom to protect it against the Vikings?

2/5

Q3.What did Alfred and Guthrum agree in 890 AD?

3/5

Q4.What was the name of the area where the Vikings were in charge in England?

4/5

Q5.Why did Alfred translate lots of books from Latin into English?

5/5

Lesson summary: Alfred the Great

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