Anglo-Saxon society

In this lesson, we will learn about how Anglo-Saxon society was structured, and what life was like for Anglo-Saxon men and women.

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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.Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from?

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Q2.What is the name of a person who digs up the remains of human activity?

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Q3.What do archaeologists dig up that has helped historians build a picture of what happened when the Anglo-Saxons arrived?

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Q4.What kinds of things have been found in Anglo-Saxon graves?

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Q5.What does the archaeology suggest happened to the local British population when the Anglo-Saxons arrived?

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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:

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.Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of a person who digs up the remains of human activity?

2/5

Q3.What do archaeologists dig up that has helped historians build a picture of what happened when the Anglo-Saxons arrived?

3/5

Q4.What kinds of things have been found in Anglo-Saxon graves?

4/5

Q5.What does the archaeology suggest happened to the local British population when the Anglo-Saxons arrived?

5/5

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Quiz - Anglo-Saxon Society

Complete this quiz to see how much you have learnt about Anglo-Saxon society.

Q1.What happened to the quality of life in Britain when the Romans left?

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Q2.Where is Beowulf set?

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Q3.Whose laws are the earliest to have survived that tell us a lot about Anglo-Saxon life?

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Q4.What is the name of the group of important Anglo-Saxons who advised King Ine?

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Q5.What was the wergeld?

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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 - Anglo-Saxon Society

Complete this quiz to see how much you have learnt about Anglo-Saxon society.

Q1.What happened to the quality of life in Britain when the Romans left?

1/5

Q2.Where is Beowulf set?

2/5

Q3.Whose laws are the earliest to have survived that tell us a lot about Anglo-Saxon life?

3/5

Q4.What is the name of the group of important Anglo-Saxons who advised King Ine?

4/5

Q5.What was the wergeld?

5/5

Lesson summary: Anglo-Saxon society

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