Castles, Knights and Adventures

Date: 25th Apr 2017 @ 1:47pm

I am very excited about our new topic! I am looking forward to finding out lots of information and maybe making some things in DT! What about you 3R?laugh

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Oliver G wrote:

Knights rule!!!!!

Caleb PALEAAESINA wrote:

YES OLIVER KNIGHTS RULE

Olivia SUCKSMITH wrote:

yes oliver

Alexander S wrote:

So am I !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oliver G wrote:

3R should make a cardboard castle

Mia JACKSON wrote:

that sounds like a good idea

William RICHMOND wrote:

tis an awesome idea lady mia and sir oliver

Jake G wrote:

My knights are epic on my English book

Kayne S wrote:

whats Dt?????

Mrs Rawstorne wrote:

Good idea Oliver! :)

Oliver GARDNER wrote:

Thanks

Olivia S wrote:

I agree and you are awesome

Chloe BARRACLOUGH-BELL wrote:

you are right this is amazing

Asia F wrote:

I am really exited about our new topic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kayne S wrote:

the dark knight is probaly made up because they would be knights in silver armour in the night so they look like dark knights but there just in silver armour.

Eleanor P wrote:

The first people to visit Castle Hill were probably hunters and gatherers of the Mesolithic age, camping amongst the forests which at that time covered the land. In the Neolithic and Bronze Age, there appears to have been widespread travel or trade along the river valleys connecting the Yorkshire Wolds, the Peak District and the Mersey and Ribble estuaries

Florence WYLDER wrote:

AMAZING

Caleb P wrote:

I am all ready enjoying this Topic!

Jake G wrote:

Did you know to clame someone as a knight you have a sword and plase it side per side

Eva MERCER wrote:

wow jake!!!!!!!! how did you know that I do aswell I wonder if any one else knows that as well

William R wrote:

i am a knight and i will tame a dragon

Mia J wrote:

picking this topic was the best choice Mrs R has ever made

Oliver G wrote:

I am gonna make a crossbow

Kayne S wrote:

What is a motte and bailey castle?

A motte and bailey castle is, as the name suggests, made up of two parts: the motte and the bailey.

The motte is a raised mound or earthwork with a stone or wooden keep (a fortified tower) on top. The bailey is a courtyard enclosed and protected by a ditch and a palisade (a wall made from lare wooden stakes).

Mia JACKSON wrote:

wow kayne , you know an awful lot about castles

Jasmine M wrote:

I like are topic this week it is so cool

Lillie P wrote:

I am really enjoying this topic!!!

Florence W wrote:

We have noticed that castles have small holes witch are called arrow loops /slits.

William R wrote:

my castle will defend from enemies

Benjamin L wrote:

To 3R I like this topic so much I think that when the exalibur was in a stone then Athur pulled it out the stone when castles were around.

Reuben Y wrote:

I am so exited to be writing to you hope you like my blog here are some fats about kights castles and adventurs . most castles have a moat so when they can see enemies they can close it.

Gray J wrote:

Zweihänder's were big dangerous weapons which were used to chop spears!

Jack H wrote:

3r should make a cardboard knights

William RICHMOND wrote:

tremendous idea sir jack but it will be hard to find the right material

Oliwia M wrote:

I Love this topic it's my favourite !!!!!!!

Alexander S wrote:

I know what to do at home.

Owen K wrote:

I LOVE OUR NEW TOPIC

William R wrote:

3R should make medival things like catapults battering rams crossbows towers to have archers and knights in

Jamie L wrote:

I love knight's,castle's and adventures! THEY ARE AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jessica M wrote:

I am excited ! I have been to a castle and bought a bow and arrow.

Lennon S wrote:

I really like this topic I can not wait to lean some more facts. I have got a bow and arrow at my house. I am exited about making a weapon. I am looking forward to finding out new facts knights and castles.

Eva M wrote:

we are learning about castles at the moment I am enjoying it and in the moat is poo and wee #peoples buisness I am trying not to be rude though. there is the baily the motte and the moat the draw bridge

Mia JACKSON wrote:

I've enjoyed learning about all of this.

Chloe B wrote:

at fist they had a fence and then wall

Mia J wrote:

at home I'm so writing a story about Knights, Castle, and Adventure

William R wrote:

we should plan out defenses for a invasion and as sir oliver said make a castle

Kayne S wrote:

Stone keep castles were built all over Medieval England, many by William the Conqueror. They replaced the many wooden castles that had been built, and were designed for strength and security.

Paige B wrote:

I love are new topic because I can't wait for the ideas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jessica M wrote:

maybe we could make are own weapons.

Kayne S wrote:

The keep was a strong tower located at the centre of a castle. The first keeps were made of wood and were part of motte and bailey castles. These were soon replaced with stone keeps. The first stone keeps were rectangular, but later keeps were often circular (shell keeps) or based around irregular shapes.

Kayne S wrote:

The keep was a strong tower located at the centre of a castle. The first keeps were made of wood and were part of motte and bailey castles. These were soon replaced with stone keeps. The first stone keeps were rectangular, but later keeps were often circular (shell keeps) or based around irregular shapes.

William R wrote:

what is a knight?

a knight is a man who serves the king and his kingdom and knowing he could lose his life. he is honorable and courageous and will charge to an enemy army with his comrades and will pass down his wealth and armour to his family if he may die

Jake G wrote:

I love our topic

Jake G wrote:

so far I loved learning about all the different types of rocks that are with castles from the 18th Century castles rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mrs Rawstorne wrote:

Jake-I think you might be a bit muddled with dates. Castles were built long before the 18th century. Remember the first castles were built around 1066 by William the Conqueror.

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