MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities

MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS - Reading Passages and Classroom Activities
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  1. 42 Reading passages cover Medieval Alchemists; Architects and Engineers; Castles and Cathedrals; Embroiderers and Census-Takers (William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry and Domesday Book); Scribes and the Magna Carta; Monks, Nuns, and Almoners; Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales; Explorers and the Age
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6 one-page reading passages covering Medieval Alchemists, the Philosopher’s Stone, Panacea, Roger Bacon, Nicholas Flamel, and Alchemists' Symbolism. Classroom and enrichment activities keep students engaged as they learn. Great for use by substitute teachers, or for homeschooling or co-ops!

INCLUDES:

  • 6 One-Page Reading Passages
  • Classroom and Enrichment Activities
  • Review Worksheet
  • Teacher's Key
  • Graphic Organizers

You are living in the Middle Ages, a period of time when little advancement was made in the areas of art and science. The year is 1032 AD, and you live in Western Europe. You work day and night conducting experiments with various minerals, metals and herbs. Your objective? To find the philosopher’s stone. gold, immortality, and a remedy of all diseases – these are your goals. You are a medieval alchemist!

READING PASSAGES:

6 reading passages covering the following topics:

  • Alchemy During the Middle Ages
  • When, Where, Why, What, How, and Who of Alchemy
  • Roger Bacon and Nicholas Flamel
  • Religious Reasons for Symbolism in Alchemy
  • Alchemists’ Use of Symbolism
  • Success or Cheating?

CLASSROOM AND ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Complete the Job Application
  • Be an Alchemist: Try Some Experiments:
  • Instructions for Dirty Penny Experiments
  • Instructions for Rusting Iron Experiment
  • Instructions for Vinegar and Baking Soda
  • Read an Alchemist’s Passage and Teacher’s Key
  • Writing Prompt
  • Review Game – True/False
  • Alchemists Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
  • Graphic Organizers

AVOID DUPLICATE PURCHASE! This lesson plan is included in my MEDIEVAL CAREERS IN MEDIEVAL TIMES, VOLUME 2 BUNDLE: Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume 2

CHECK OUT MY OTHER MEDIEVAL CAREER PRODUCTS!

Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume I

Medieval Careers: Religious Jobs - Monks, Nuns and Almoners

Medieval Careers: Scribes, Illuminators and the Magna Carta

Medieval Careers: Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales

Medieval Careers: Explorers and the Age of Discovery

Medieval Careers: Embroiderers, Bayeux Tapestry and William the Conqueror

Medieval Careers: Barber, Apothecary and the Plague Doctor

Medieval Careers: Architects and Engineers - Castles, Cathedrals and Siege Engines

Medieval Careers:Kings, Queens and the Feudal System

Medieval Careers: Astrologers and Astronomers

Medieval Reading Passages and Bingo:

Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Architects, Castles and Cathedrals

Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Knights and Heraldry

Reading Passages and Bingo: Kings, Queens and the Feudal System

Medieval Careers- Alchemist by Sarah Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.

Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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