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This unit is full of stories of battles and conquests, knights and chivalry, kings and queens, hardworking serfs and freemen, zealous beliefs and passionate calls for freedom, and so much more! This unit moves chronologically throughout the Middle Ages to show what life was like during this time period, what was happening in the rest of the world, and the big picture story of the ever-changing landscape and identity of Europe.
You will have opportunities to forge your own weapons; learn about catapults, castles, and armor; design your own family coat of arms: work with roman numerals; perform a trajectory experiment and a vision test; and end the unit with preserving your legacy in a time capsule. With daily hands-on activities and rich discussions, an adventure awaits you.
The writing project: Your writing project for this unit is to write your own newspaper, called the Medieval Times (or come up with your own name!). You will be learning how to write a comic, advertisement, breaking news report, and letter to the editor—which you could keep historical (writing about the life and times of the Middle Ages) or write about current events and make your own family paper that will stand the test of time.
The Bible focus: Every day ends with a family devotional, comparing the kingdoms of men to the kingdom of God. This goes along with your recitation passage—the Lord’s Prayer—as well as your daily Bible page. As you pray for God’s kingdom to come and His will to be done, you will gain a greater understanding of what that means and what part you have to play.
Don't miss our add on's for this unit!
Daily Seatwork/Writing Mechanics: Our Seatwork Journal is a writing mechanics daily practice notebook that includes copywork (in your choice of manuscript or cursive), memory work, spelling practice, vocabulary, daily planning, and even grammar! Available in Early Reader-High School in DIGITAL or PRINT, these journals have specific spelling words and grammar sections that are appropriate for your child's level.
What's included with this purchase?
This listing is for the printed, hard copy, shipped-to-you Student Notebook in the level of your choice. It does not include the Teacher's Guide (which is required to do the lessons/teaching).
All of our print books are printed on 32 lb. smooth Xerox paper (80lb text). The Student Notebooks are bound on the top (for ease of writing) with plastic coil binding and books are shipped usually within a few business days.
-Pre-Reader (3-5 years old) (62 pages)
-Early Reader (5-7 years old) (148 pages)
-Early Elementary (8-10 years old) (140 pages)
-Upper Elementary (10-12 years old) (142 pages)
-Middle School (12-15 years old) (146 pages)
-High School (15-18 years old) (148 pages)
How does it work?
Each of our full units incorporates all your subjects (but math) for all levels from early reader through high school. There are 20 individual lessons, designed to be done 4 days a week for 5 weeks or 5 days a week for 4 weeks. The lessons include (but aren't limited to) Bible, Writing, Geography, Social Studies, History, Art, and Science.
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