In Year 5 today we celebrated 'Beowulf's Heroic Homecoming!' After being invited to a banquet by Hygelac the King himself, Beowulf and his warriors received the warmest welcome to the great mead-hall. We heard speeches from the King, Beowulf (the greatest warrior that ever lived) and treasures were presented to King Hygelac and his queen. We will be writing about our experiences tomorrow.
Excavating Beowulf’s Barrow. This morning Year 5 were archaeologists and ‘dug up’ some artefacts from an unknown tomb. We used the artefacts as clues to figure out that the owner was probably a wealthy warrior-king in Anglo-Saxon times. We thought about the main use of the objects as well as the materials they were made from.
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