Hi Year 4,

This half term in topic we have been learning about the Anglo-Saxons. I was wondering if you could complete some Anglo-Saxon based maths problems?

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Bronze

Put each kings reign in chronological order. You will need your knowledge of place value to work this out.

Who came first and how do you know?

Who was last and how do you know?

Silver

Put the kings in order starting with the king with the longest reign and ending with the king with the shortest reign.

Gold

A king was usually succeeded by their sons. Using the information from the table who was likely to have been Alfred the Great’s son. How do you know?

82 responses to “Year 4 Maths Challenge Autumn 2”

  1. Carter D.

    Bronze
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    edward
    edwy
    Edward lll
    harold II

  2. Rayan M.

    ethwulf is the smallest

    Edward III it is the biggest

  3. Camarni H.

    Bronze
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edward III
    Harold II

  4. Neda S.

    Elfywulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edward |||
    Harold ||
    Because they didnt have same birthdays.

  5. Abdelrahman A.

    Bronze

    Ethelwulf
    Alfred
    Edward elder
    Edwy
    Edward III
    Harold II
    I know because he had the shortest number
    I know also because he ruled less than 1 year
    Silver

    Alfred the Great
    Edward elder
    Edward III
    Ethelwulf
    Edwy
    Harold
    Gold

    I THink it is Edward elder because he started on 899 and Alfred ended on 899

  6. Awais J.

    Bronze
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the Great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edwardlll
    Harold ll

  7. Safaa Y.

    Bronze:
    Elywulf,Alfred the great ,Edward the elder,edgy,Edward,Harold.
    Elywulf was first because he has the earliest number.
    Harold had the latest number.

  8. Hasan N.

    Bronze
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edward III
    Harold II I know who came first because I know who the persons reign year and I
    know that the shorter the number is the longer the reign is.
    I know that the persons reign year is last because the longer the number is
    the shorter the reign is for.

  9. Ebnezere A.

    Gold
    His son wouldn’t or would have completed his dad work and he would have a successful the career of his father work

  10. Ebnezere A.

    Sliver
    Ethelwulf 2 King Alfred was first 3 Edward the elder4 King Edward the III 5, Edwy and last is Harrod the II

  11. Sidrah S.

    Bronze
    Elfywulf
    Afred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edward lll
    Harold ll
    Becase the had diffrent birth days and became king because they were good fighters.

  12. Ameera K.

    **Bronze
    Shortest to longest
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edwy
    Edward III
    Harold II I know who came first because I know who the persons reign year and I
    know that the shorter the number is the longer the reign is.
    I know that the persons reign year is last because the longer the number is
    the shorter the reign is for.

    **Silver
    Alfred the great: 871-899 28 years
    Edward the elder: 899-924 25 years
    Edward III: 1042-1066 24 years
    Ethelwuf: 839-856 17 years
    Edwy: 955-959 4 years
    Harold II: January 1066-October 1066 10-9 months

    **Gold
    Alfred the Great’s son was Edward the Elder. I know this as Alfred’s rein ended in 899 and Edward’s rein started in 899. Meaning that when Alfred passed down the crown Edward his son was next in line.

  13. Safa A.

    elfywulf
    afred the great
    edward the elder
    edwy
    edward iii
    harold II

    becaues the were born diffrent tines
    they came king becaues they were all good at fighting

  14. Arjun G.

    Edward the Elder was Alfred the Great’s son because he started reigning when his dad stopped reigning

  15. Arjun G.

    Bronze:
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edway
    Edward III
    Harold II
    Ethelwulf came first because his reign ended in the 856.
    Harold II was last because his reign ended in October 1066.
    Harold is the shortest because it only took 8 months to finish his reign.

  16. Ashmeet G.

    Bronze:
    Ethelwulf
    Alfred the great
    Edward the elder
    Edway
    Edward III
    Harold II
    Ethelwulf came first because his reign ended in the 856.
    Harold II was last because his reign ended in October 1066.
    Harold is the shortest because it only took 8 months to finish his reign.

  17. Andreea-Maya M.

    Ethewolf-839-856
    Alfred the great -871-899
    Edward the elder -899-924
    Edwy-955-959
    Harold-1066-1066

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