History Odyssey Middle Ages Level One

History Odyssey Middle Ages Level One

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Middle Ages level one is a teacher/parent guide that provides step-by-step lessons to teach world history from 500 to 1600.

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Pages: 72

Grade level: appropriate for 1st – 4th grade, target grade is 2nd

Course type: Study guide

From the fall of Rome to Shakespeare, Middle Ages level one is a complete one-year curriculum guide that combines history with activities, world geography, great books, and writing. Young students study events from the Middle Ages including monasticism, the Vikings, knighthood, the Crusades, the Dark Ages, feudalism, early America, African and Asian dynasties, and the Renaissance. This comprehensive course covers success and failures of civilizations in the Middle Ages from all parts of the world such as Normans, Byzantines, Mongols, Aztecs, Hapsburgs, Tudors, and many others.

Middle Ages level one is a teacher/parent guide that provides step-by-step lessons to teach world history from 500 to 1600.

This guide includes:

  • 18 middle ages history blackline maps
  • Hands-on activity instructions
  • Extensive library lists for each lesson
  • Suggested schedule for a 36 week school year
  • 43 detailed lessons covering:
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Map work
    • Activities

The History Odyssey Method– Five learning techniques are woven throughout all History Odyssey courses at age-appropriate levels: Students examine multiple resources, read historically significant literature, develop and strengthen critical thinking skills, practice and refine written and verbal expression, and study world geography and geographical significances throughout the history of humankind.

 

The History Odyssey method found in Middle Ages 1:

 

Multiple Resources
  • Listen to the history of the Byzantine Empire, Arabs, Vikings, Christians, Danes, Normans, Medieval British, Celts, Mongols, Russians, Moors, Chinese, Africans, Japanese, medieval Americans, and more during the Middle Ages told as an exciting story
  • Read about Middle Ages history events in a history encyclopedia
  • Learn about cultures via craft projects, cooking foods of the Middle Ages, and coloring pages depicting historic scenes

Literature

  • Read/listen to short historic fiction stories
  • Read/listen to short biographies of important men and women in history
  • Read/listen to history tales and culture stories set to poetry and song
  • Listen to Shakespeare adapted for young children

Written & Verbal Expression

  • Identify new vocabulary words and practice dictionary work
  • Choose important aspects of the history lesson to illustrate and/or summarize

 

Critical Thinking

  • Exposure to at least three interpretations of the same events in history
  • Identify new vocabulary words and practice dictionary work
  • Choose important aspects of the history lesson to illustrate and summarize
  • Answer thought-provoking history and literature questions
  • Investigate the unique histories of many cultures
  • Learn how the histories of different groups of people were affected by religion

Geography

  • Identify and label countries, cities, land and water areas
  • Compare modern-day geography to medieval geography
  • Develop an understanding of the size and scale of land and water areas
  • Learn about geographical obstacles and advantages and their effect on medieval history
  • Study the routes of explorers and discover the effects of new world exploration during the Middle Ages

Additional Information

Weight .5 lbs

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