Students research and explore Viking culture, distinguishing between fact and fiction, and examine their contribution to our society.
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions, sounds like a soap opera. No, just the events that shaped medieval Europe. A good slide show can help you organize events, people, places, and information regarding any subject....
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols
How did the Russia we know today come to take shape? How did the Mongols make a lasting impact on the evolution of Russia? John Green discusses this history, including the nation's early separation from the Byzantine Empire and the reign...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Dark Ages - Part 9 - The Crusades
This series concludes with the end of the Viking raids and the beginning of the knights. Kings, vassals, peasants, knights, and the church are all covered. Watch and learn how the Crusades effected Europe by way of relics, trade, and...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Westward With the Vikings!
Students identify Norse explorers, considered by many historians to be the earliest Europeans to sail to Newfoundland. Then they recognize the superior craftsmanship of a Viking sailing ship that would have been needed to withstand the...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History