Anglo-Saxon Religion and Beliefs walt: understand the Saxon religion



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Anglo-Saxon Religion and Beliefs

WALT: understand the Saxon religion.

The Anglo-Saxons worshipped many gods Tiw, Woden, Thor and Frig. From these words come the names of our days of the week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Most of the days of the week are named after Saxon gods. Can you work out which ones?



Write these sentences in your book:

1)Tiw’ day is ______________

2)Woden’s day is_______________

3)Thunor’s day is ________________

4)Frig’s day is _________________

5)Copy and complete this paragraph into your book:

Use the words below to fill in the gaps.



Thor Frig goblins pagans britain gods superstitious Tiw Woden Christians

The Anglo-Saxons were ______ when they came to _____. They worshipped ______of nature. A few of the main Anglo-Saxon gods were ____, _____, ______, and ______, whose names are remembered in our days of the week Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The Saxons were very _________ and believed in elves, ______and dragons. Gradually as time passed most of Britain became __________.

6) In your book sketch a picture of one of the days of the week gods.

Anglo-Saxon Religion and Beliefs

WALT: understand the Saxon religion.

The Anglo-Saxons worshipped many gods Tiw, Woden, Thor and Frig. From these words come the names of our days of the week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Most of the days of the week are named after Saxon gods. Can you work out which ones?



Write these sentences in your book:

1)Tiw’ day is ______________

2)Woden’s day is_______________

3)Thunor’s day is ________________

4)Frig’s day is _________________

5)Copy and complete this paragraph into your book:

Use the words below to fill in the gaps.



Thor Frig goblins pagans Britain gods superstitious Tiw Woden Christians

The Anglo-Saxons were p______ when they came to B_____. They worshipped g______of nature. A few of the main Anglo-Saxon gods were t____, w_____, th______, and f______, whose names are remembered in our days of the week Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The Saxons were very s_________ and believed in elves, g______and dragons. Gradually as time passed most of Britain became C__________.



6) In your book sketch a picture of one of the days of the week gods.

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