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Step 6-8: The Vikings Estrid and Bjørn plan a feast to celebrate capturing a new farm. They debate how many berries need to be in each basket to reach a given total, and Estrid has to solve multiplication calculations to see how many extra eggs they need. Bjørn checks the cooks’ 3-digit multiplication calculations before he and Estrid use division to work out if there will be fewer adults than children on the tables at the feast. Finally, Bjørn needs help working out how to get the largest portion of food at the feast.
Step 3-5: Estrid and her Viking clan near the settlement of a tribe. They need help predicting how far they have travelled before discovering that the tribe are excellent farmers and want to take the tribe’s land for their own. They work out how many crops each field can hold and then go on to challenge the leader of he tribe to take control of the settlement.
Step 2: Our Viking clan, led by Estrid have finally arrived in Britain. Pupils will help Estrid to work out how many warriors her camp of tents will hold, work out the mistake Estrid has made when calculating the amount of meals her hungry tribe of warriors will need. Pupils will also help work out which is the best way of solving a calculation and finally the distance needed to travel in order to find a suitable settlement.
Step 1: A Viking clan, led by Estrid, is setting sail from Scandinavia. They are travelling across the North Sea to England. Pupils will help Estrid calculate how many Vikings can fit on each longship and how many pieces of equipment can be taken on the journey. Children will also assist two other Vikings who are playing a mystery number game to pass the time on the longship.