The House of Wisdom
Today in History we found out about the fascinating 'House of Wisdom.' After talking part in an online Loom lesson, we created a History Padlet to collect all of the interesting facts we discovered. Click on the link below to view it.
This term we are learning about the fascinating 'Islamic Civilisation.' Much to our suprise, we completed our first History lesson of 2021 via loom! Despite this, we travelled back in time to Europe and Baghdad in AD 900.
We discovered how Europe and Baghdad were hugely different at this time! Year 6 pupils revised and used their prior knowledge of the Dark Ages to compare what life was like in both of these places during this period. As a class, we completed a range of interesting activities such as: annotated drawings of Europe and Baghdad, we chose where we would prefer to live and gave historical factual reasons why, we completed a comparison activity, wrote postcards and letters from either Europe or Baghdad and finally devised some questions for residents of both places in 900AD.
Have a look at some of our responses below!