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4th Grade:
Report Writing Medieval TimesStudents will write a report on houses/life in a village/clothing/food in medieval times. Students will demonstrate the ability to compare and contrast between their current lives to the life in medieval times. Students will create a poster to display this report.(Under 3 ratings)
6th Grade:
03/21/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages 6.4.1 Identify and describe physical features and climate conditions that contributed to early human settlement in regions of the world 6.4.3 Explain the connection between physical geography and its influence on the development of civilization(Under 3 ratings)
03/22/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages 6.4.1 Identify and describe physical features and climate conditions that contributed to early human settlement in regions of the world 6.4.3 Explain the connection between physical geography and its influence on the development of civilization(Under 3 ratings)
03/23/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.4.1 Identify and describe physical features and climate conditions that contributed to early human settlement in regions of the world 6.4.3 Explain the connection between physical geography and its influence on the development of civilization(Under 3 ratings)
03/24/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.4.1 Identify and describe physical features and climate conditions that contributed to early human settlement in regions of the world 6.4.3 Explain the connection between physical geography and its influence on the development of civilization(Under 3 ratings)
04/04/166.1.2 Construct and interpret a parallel timeline of key events in the ancient world 6.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/05/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/06/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/07/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/08/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/11/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/12/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/13/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/14/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/15/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/18/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/18/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
04/18/166.2.2 Examine how the achievements of early humans led to the development of civilization 6.2.6 Analyze the origin and spread of major world religions as they developed throughout history 6.2.9 Describe the characteristics, significance, and influences of feudalism, the Crusades, and the growth of towns and cities through trade and commerce during the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 2 - Conquer the Castle (2 Days)Students will apply knowledge of creativity and medieval life to create a product that represents what they have learned about both topics.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 3 - Creative Writing Rebus (1 Day)Students will apply previous knowledge of Medieval times and creativity to create a rebus.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 4 - Coat of Arms (2 Days)Students will apply previous knowledge of Medieval times and creativity to research heraldry and create a coat of arms.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 5 - Life Outside the Castle (2 Days)Students will apply previous knowledge of Medieval times and creativity to research life outside the castle walls.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 6 - Drawing Dragons (2 Days)Students will apply previous knowledge of Medieval times and creative thinking skills to create a dragon.(Under 3 ratings)
Medieval ProjectAfter completing this lesson, students will be able to Compare common perceptions of medieval Europe with the realities of life during that period in history. Research and understand the monarchy government. Students will construct a castle made of cardboard, wood, or Styrofoam.(Under 3 ratings)
7th Grade:
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to describe the development of feudalism and manorialism, its role in the medieval European economy, and the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns). (TN State Standard 7.33)(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to describe the development of feudalism and manorialism, its role in the medieval European economy, and the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns). (TN State Standard 7.33)(Under 3 ratings)
8th Grade:
Music Appreciation Day 14 & 15 Introduction to the Medieval and Renaissance PeriodsStudents will be able to identify the date range of both the Medieval and Renaissance periods. Students will be able to identify differences between the two periods in not only music, but also visual art. Students will be able to identify by ear, differences between monophonic and polyphonic music.(Under 3 ratings)
9th Grade:
Day 1: Late Middle AgesI can explain how Middle Age events (Black Death, Crusades, etc.) contributed to the growth of the Italian Renaissance.(Under 3 ratings)
Middle AgesThe Thoughtful Teacher Framework - 1 (Organization), 2 (Positive Relationships), 4(Culture of Thinking), 3 (Engagement), 9 (Celebrating Learning), 6 (Presenting new learning) & 8 (Applying Learning) CCE2: Determine central idea of a primary and secondary source CCE4: Meaning of words and phrases as they are used in text-describing politicat and economic aspects of history CCE8:Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claims. -Students will be able explain the political and economics systems of the middle ages. -Students will be able to define key Global Studies Vocabulary words (Feudalism, Manarialism, Economics, Self-Sufficient, Agrarian) -Students will be able to explain the class system of the middle ages -SEAL Value - Resillancy & Preservation(Under 3 ratings)
Middle AgesThe Thoughtful Teacher Framework - 1 (Organization), 2 (Positive Relationships), 4(Culture of Thinking), 3 (Engagement), 9 (Celebrating Learning), 6 (Presenting new learning) & 8 (Applying Learning) CCE2: Determine central idea of a primary and secondary source CCE4: Meaning of words and phrases as they are used in text-describing politicat and economic aspects of history CCE8:Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claims. -Students will be able explain the political and economics systems of the middle ages. -Students will be able to define key Global Studies Vocabulary words (Feudalism, Manarialism, Economics, Self-Sufficient, Agrarian) -Students will be able to explain the class system of the middle ages -SEAL Value - Resillancy & Preservation(Under 3 ratings)
Theater Arts Lesson PlanTo increase students' ability to convey enthusiasm and emotion through their voice(Under 3 ratings)
10th Grade:
Fine Art Lesson 131. Identify and describe the art and architecture of the Middle Ages 2. Identify and describe the religious subject of the art from the Middle Ages 3. Identify and describe the art and architecture of the Renaissance 4. Compare and contrast the arts from the Renaissance and the Middle Ages(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 61. Identify, understand, and appreciate music from the Middle Ages in Europe 2. Describe the role music played in the lives of Europeans during the Middle Ages 3. Compare music's role in the lives of Europeans during the Middle Ages to our lives in the Modern times 3. Identify life in the Middle Ages for Europeans. 4. Discuss the strict social class system and the feudalism government 5. Create a song a peasant of the Middle Ages would have enjoyed(Under 3 ratings)
11th Grade:
Medieval Literature: Integrating Creative Writing with Historical ContentStudents should be able to critically analyze the characters and plot structure of Wynnere and Wastoure in order to write their own creative ending to the short story. While drafting the ending, the students should be capable of ensuring their writing incorporates historical content addressed in lecture and character analysis discussed by the class.(Under 3 ratings)
12th Grade:
Historical Origin: Rabbinic and Medieval PeriodsSWBAT: CONTINUE TO LEARN ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF JUDAISM.(Under 3 ratings)

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