It is the 11th century and King Henry I, has required that your students, experienced knights, create a training manual book for kids to study before they become expert and well-trained knights. Students will take on the perspective of a trained and experienced adult knight in the 11th century.
Students will research various aspects of the life and culture of the knights including: (1) a brief history of the Middle Ages, (2) weapons, (3) armor (4) chivalry, (5) dubbing ceremony, (6) castles, (7) training, (8) heraldry.
Included in the Product
• Direction sheets with requirements for the cover page, introduction, pages of content and appendix
• 15 pages of booklet templates
Skills gained from this assignment
(From the Common Core)
☺ Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events.
☺ Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose.
☺ Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
☺ Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
☺ Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
☺ Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
☺ Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
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Middle Ages Bundle: 14 Projects and 43 Activities
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