The Middle Ages or Medieval Times
This week students are completing a "jigsaw activity". Each group of 2-4 students is responsible for a different topic relating to the Middle Ages in Asia and Africa.
Monday students read their section and completed notes.
Tuesday students answered the following questions based on the section they read:
Medieval China Questions and Pages that need to be answered by tomorrow!!
Section 1, China Reunites, p. 415 # 1 - 7
Section 2, Chinese Society, p. 422 # 1 - 6
Section 3, The Mongols in China, p. 429 #1 - 5
Section 4, Ming Dynasty, p. 436 # 1- 5 and #7
Section 1, Rise of Africa, p. 453 # 1 - 5
Section 2, Africa's Govt. and Religion, p. 467 #1 - 4 and #6
Section 3, African Society, p. 476 #1-6
Section 1, Early Japan, p. 490 # 1 - 5 and #7
Section 2, Shoguns and Samurais, p. 497 #1-6
Section 3, Life in Medieval Japan, p. 504 #1-5
Study Guide for Byzantine Empire through the Middle Ages
For handouts check out my SMS website https://sites.google.com/a/bsd7.org/7a-team-sacajawea-middle-school/mrs-hancock/medieval-europe/medieval-africa
For handouts check out my SMS site: https://sites.google.com/a/bsd7.org/7a-team-sacajawea-middle-school/mrs-hancock/medieval-europe/medieval-china
Ebola and Bubonic Plague Reading page 1, page 2, page 3
Crusades article page 1, page 2
Activity with summary of leaders, Byzantine Emperor
Crusades Graphic Organizer 1, Organizer 2 about Impacts
Middle Ages Map Guidelines
More maps to help you complete your map of Europe during the Middle
Ages :) If you check out a book use pages 538, 542 and 555
If you were absent 11/4 - 11/7 please watch the videos below on the Middle Ages from the History Channel... Scroll down for map help and other things
Video 1 - The Rule of King Clovis
Guiding Question: How is Europe changing after the fall of the Roman Empire? How does religion impact King Clovis?
Video Link: http://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/videos
Video 2 - King Clovis continued
Guiding Question: What religion is King Clovis honored by? How is religion a part of society for the Franks / Gaul?
Video Link: http://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/videos/king-clovis-of-gaul?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false
Video 3 - the Lombards and Charlemagne
Guiding Question: What is life like at this time?
Video Link: http://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/videos/dark-ages-barbarians-ii---desiderius-vs-charlemagne?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false
Video 4 - King Charlemagne
Guiding Question: What are the accomplishments of Charlemagne?
Video Link: http://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/videos/the-reign-of-charlemagne?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false
HW due Monday 11/17 - read the Junior Scholastic article about the "Holy War". Using the text answer questions #1-10 on page 19. You will get a copy of the article in class by Friday, but there is an attachment at the bottom of this page.
If reading is a challenge for you, remember you can get on a computer or tablet. With the mouse, highlight what you want to read and there should be an option (right click or push command and click) for the technology to speak to you. As the computer or tablet reads to you annotate - highlight or underline key ideas, and add comments or questions.
You can log on to our class digital Junior Scholastic subscription at: http://junior.scholastic.com/issues/10_06_14
Our class password is: beawesome1 .... BECAUSE YOU ARE ALL AWESOME!
If you go to the digital copy there are also other features like:
- vocabulary help - map activities - other current events
- guided questions - online games to review - other political cartoons
You can also find the article at this website if the digital subscription isn't working:
Need more practice learning about the Crusades?
Go to these WebQuests (interactive online adventures) that often have videos and other links to help you learn about history.
Learn more about daily life in the Middle Ages at this website. There are games to play!
a. Crash Course of World History by John Green – The Crusades
b. Muslim Contributions
c. How did Constantinople eventually fall
d. Crash Course of World History by John Green – The Dark Ages or Middle Ages
a. See what life was like - http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/feudal.html
b. Battle between kingdoms - http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/0-9/1066/game/index.html
c. Build your own castle - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/destroy.html