Welcome to Class 3 and Class 4!

Our Curriculum Project for Spring 2 2020!

I am a warrior

We are brave, powerful warriors, and we will meet in battle!

This half term we’ll research Celtic and Roman warriors and write soliloquies as soldiers. Using different source materials, we’ll investigate the Roman Empire. We will design and make shields, and practise our attacking and defending skills. The Celtic warrior queen, Boudicca, will inspire us to create stories, models and artwork. Using maps, globes and information books, we’ll compare Britain (the home of the Celts) and Rome (the home of the Romans).

Project Links:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zcfygk7

A two-minute video depicting the Celtic way of life, as modelled through the project at Butser Ancient Farm in Hampshire.

http://www.resourcesforhistory.com/
A useful resource documenting the transition of British rule from the Celts to the Romans. The interactive map includes a handy timeline.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwmpfg8
A wide range of resources, including a brief summary of the history between the Celts of Britain and the invading Romans, short videos about weaponry and life as a Roman soldier, and a useful Teacher’s Resources area.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/romans_timeline.pdf
A timeline showing the key milestones in the Roman invasion of Britain from AD 43.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/romans_intro.pdf

An introduction to the Romans and how they changed Britain.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zbns34j

This four-minute video gives an insight into the daily routine of a Roman soldier. It explains why the Romans left Britain and what happened to those who stayed behind.

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Information for Parents