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Teaching Through Living History
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Possibilities for a Curriculum based on the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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I. History/Social Studies: II. English/Language Arts
  1. Feudalism
  2. The Church's Influence
  3. Daily Life
  4. Education
  5. Guild System
  6. Justice/The Laws
  1. Vocabulary
  2. How Language Changes
  3. Mediaeval Literature
  4. Research/Writing on Mediaeval Topics
   
III. Art IV. Music
  1. Designing Heraldic Devices
  2. Calligraphy & Illumination
  3. Spinning, dyeing, weaving
  4. Stained Glass
  5. Survey: Tapestries, Manuscripts, Stonework
  1. Mediaeval Musical Instruments
  2. Evolution of Musical Notation
  3. Sacred & Secular Songs
  4. Dance Music
   
V. Gym VI. A) Home Ec
  1. Dances
  2. Games
  3. Archery
  4. Juggling
  5. Tumbling
  1. Foods & Feasting
  2. Fashions
       B) Shop
  1. Armor
  2. Toys & Tools
   
VII. Math VIII. Science
  1. Mediaeval Word Problems
  2. Plague Statistics
  3. Taxes
  4. Trade & Money Changing
  1. Hygiene
  2. Mediaeval Medical Theory
  3. Astronomy/Alchemy
  4. Botany: Herbs & Spices
  5. Architecture
  6. Agriculture/Animal Husbandry
   
IX. Possible School or Class Goals:  
  1. Hold a Games Tournament
  2. Hold a Mediaeval Feast
  3. Present a Period Entertainment to Parents
  4. All of the Above
 

 
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