Please complete all work in your home learning journal and remember that perfect presentation!
Start with 15 minutes on TTrockstars.
Finish reading chapter 4:
Now answer some VIPERS questions about chapter 4:
Write each word THREE times and then use each one in a sentence.
We look forward to seeing your story maps!
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Today, you are going to start to write your stories. You will write your story in three parts. Most stories have a beginning, middle and end.
This video might help you:
Today, you need to write the beginning part of your story: establishing your setting and characters (your Viking hero). Don't forget to uplevel your descriptions by using a range of adjectives, expanded noun phrases and similes.
One image which is almost always associated (or synonymous) with Viking Norsemen it is that of the horned or winged helmet, such as in these images:
Viking horned helmets are actually a myth (something which is widely believed to be true but is a false belief or idea). It is folklore rather than historical fact, but nevertheless, the myth continues until this day!
The mascot of the Widnes Vikings Rugby League football team in the United Kingdom and supporters of the North American football team the Minnesota Vikings.
There is absolutely no historical evidence that Viking Norsemen wore helmets with horns. Every helmet discovered in archaeological digs resemble ones like these:
Why do you think a helmet with large horns or wings would not have been very practical in battle?
There are other figures and events from history that may be mythical or simply a legend.
Which ones can you think of?
How can we tell if a person or event is a myth or historical fact?