Life Inside Castle Walls
Students use their creativity with the knowledge learned about the Middle Ages. A.D.400-1500. They use their information and creativity to design a castle and a personal coat of arms, then plan a medieval feast.
7th - 8th English Language Arts 39 Views 103 Downloads
Middle Ages and Religion
How prominent was religion and religious figures during the Middle Ages? Learners first answer three review questions in a social studies presentation, then dive into a lecture. Slides provide graphically organized information and images...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Comparing Slave Trades: A Study of the Transatlantic and Trans-Saharan Slave Trades
While most people are familiar with the transatlantic slave trade, there is less knowledge of another major external African slave trade in world history: the trans-Saharan slave trade. Pupils work in groups to read informational texts...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
France's New Medieval Castle Takes Shape
Young scholars explore how a dream to build a medieval castle came to reality. In this lesson, students read an article about a knight's castle that is being built in France, then complete numerous activities such as a quiz, a debate, a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Dreamworks Animation Character Design
Dive into animation creation using Dreamworks® animated films. Compare and contrast characters, wonder and ponder why the plot is so important, and think of background and themes as your creativity unrolls onto paper.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Final Regents Review: The Middle Ages
A thorough and engaging look at the Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents. When coupled with a class discussion on Charlemagne and the...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Lesson: Cultural Comparisons
A game, research, and cross-cultural comparisons are in the works as you open an artistic lesson plan. Upper graders get analytical as they make observations that will help them create a link between abstract and creative thinking. They...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
What's in a Name?
Introduce your language arts class to connotation, denotation, and diction. Middle schoolers identify and differentiate between the connotative and denotative meanings of words by analyzing the fictitious sports team names. Learners...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: From Time to Time
A portrait The Radcliffe Family circa 1742 is inspiration for creative writing and empathetic reasoning. Your class discusses the period in which the piece was painted, then imagines what life was like for one of the people seen in the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts