Castles: History | The Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest

Year 1

Year 2


SKU: T12IL4019012

Your class will begin their journey into this topic by exploring Battle of Hastings and Norman Conquest as they learn about the history of Norman castles. They will discover who built the first castles in Britain and why. In this lesson your class will examine the Bayeux Tapestry and discover why William the Conqueror invaded England. They will begin to explore how the people living in England would have felt about being invaded and start to come to the conclusion that William would need to build castles to protect his armies.

This downloadable lesson contains a detailed plan engaging slides and teaching resources.
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