King Arthur's Family Tree
Students examine the genealogy of King Arthur. They create a poster of his family tree and shares with the class. They also place other key figures of the time period on the poster to put his life in perspective.
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Medieval Coat of Arms/Heraldry
Students examine the history of Heraldry from medieval times in preparation for reading the novel "Freak the Mighty." They view and discuss examples of shields and discuss the color system and how shields were divided. As a culminating...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219
Charles V was the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire during its (arguably) most tumultuous period: the Protestant Reformation. Examine Charles V's rise to power, lofty objectives, and ultimate failure with a video from Crash Course World...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Patriarchy in King Lear and As I Lay Dying
Students examine the relationship between tragedy and patriarchs in King Lear and Willliam Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. They compare these works to the film "Apocalypse Now" and research a twentieth-century political leader. They write a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts