In History this term, we have been exploring, 'Why was the Islamic Civilization (around 900AD) known as the Golden Age?' Through our exploration of:
We are beginning to get a good picture of what Islamic society was like and what was valued. e.g. education for all, equality, learning, working together, building on previous work of the Romans and Greeks, health and good sanitation.
Today, I want to take you over the waters to Europe around the same time. I want you to revisit and explore Anglo -Saxon society. I want you to find out:
Let's Review our Learning so far on Anglo- Saxon Society
The Anglo-Saxon period lasted for 600 years, from 410 to 1066, and in that time Britain's political landscape underwent many changes. This time is widely known as 'The Dark Ages.' Last Summer, during our 'Invaders' history topic, we studied the Picts, Scots and Anglo- Saxons. Today, I would like you to build on this knowledge by taking part in the Oak Academy lesson below. You will use primary historical sources to build a picture of what life was like in Anglo- Saxon society.