Thursday, 19 March 2015

Friday, 21 June 2013

Castle project Lesson 1

Use the websites below to help you

1. Draw a motte and bailey castle
2. Label the key features of a motte and bailey castle
3. Explain the purpose of its key features
4. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of a motte and bailey castle.


http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/NORcastles.htm
http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/castindx.htm
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/castles.htm
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/motte_and_bailey_castles.htm
http://www.normanconquest.co.uk/castles.htm
http://www.ecastles.co.uk/history.html
http://www.britainexpress.com/History/castles.htm
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Lessons/attackdefendcastle/mottebailey.htm

Castle Project Lesson 2 Stone Keep Castles

Use the websites below to help you

1.  Draw a stone keep castle
2.  Label the key features of a stone keep castle
3.  Explain the purpose of its key features
4.  Identify the strengths and weaknesses of a stone keep castle.


http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/castindx.htm
http://www.ecastles.co.uk/history.html
http://www.britainexpress.com/History/castles.htm
http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/20050408/newhistor/keystage3/castlesde/castles/thestonec
http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk/stonekeepcastles.htm
http://www.historyonthenet.com
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Lessons/attackdefendcastle/stonekeep.htm

Castle Project Lesson 3 Concentric castles

Use these websites to help you...
1. Draw a concentric castle
2. Label its key features
3. Explain the use of the key features
4. Identify the castle's strengths and weaknesses.
 
 
http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/castindx.htm
http://www.ecastles.co.uk/history.html
http://www.britainexpress.com/History/castles.htm
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Lessons/attackdefendcastle/concentric.htm
http://www.castlewales.com

Castle Interactive games to complete at the end of your project ONLY


http://www.warwick-castle.com go to “Plan your day” then “Explore the castle” and “Discover our history”
http://www.castlesontheweb.com

Castle project extension

Why not research the strengths and weaknesses of a castle of  your choice.  You could also look at how it has changed over time.  Here are some ideas of castles to study but feel free to pick your own.


http://www.castles.org  click on left on England then choose castle
http://www.castles-of-britain.com/castle6.htm
http://www.theheritagetrail.co.uk click on “British Heritage sites” then castles

Canterbury
http://www.canterburytrust.co.uk/schools/keysites/castle.htm
http://www.ecastles.co.uk/canterbury.html

Dover
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.14576
http://www.castlexplorer.co.uk/england/dover/dover_hist.php#main

Rochester
http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/roch3d.htm
http://www.medway.gov.uk/index/leisure/localhistory/timeline/17897/rochestercastle.htm
http://www.castlexplorer.co.uk/england/rochester/rochester.php
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.14818
http://www.bbc.co.uk/kent/discover_kent/castles_houses/rochester.shtml

Tonbridge
http://www.tonbridgecastle.org/
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/NORcastles.htm
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/NORQtonbridge.htm

Tower of London
http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/whttwr3d.htm
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/LONtower.htm
http://www.camelotintl.com/tower_site/history/index.html

Windsor
http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page557.asp
http://www.royal-windsor.com/windsorcastle.htm