Medieval Times (and Early Modern Times) – Middle Ages Interactive Notebook Bundle contains the following 11 units:
Byzantine Empire (and Fall of Rome), Islam, West Africa, Medieval China, Medieval (Feudal) Japan, Early Middle Ages (Feudal) Medieval Europe, Late Middle Ages, The Renaissance, The Reformation, Mesoamerica (Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Inca), The Scientific Revolution
7th grade students love these interactive notebooks for our Social Studies / Middle Ages / Medieval Times and Early Modern Times curriculum. This resource contains over 400 pages of interactive learning material!
✔Interactive notebook covers for each of the 7 units, ✔ reading passages, ✔ answer keys, ✔ critical thinking and analysis questions, ✔ flaps, ✔ foldables, ✔ timelines, ✔ graphic organizers, and more.
Here is a more in-depth look at each of the Interactive Notebook units:
Byzantine Empire Interactive Notebook – Fall of Rome
Topics covered in this unit include: The Fall of Rome, Constantinople (Daily Life), Justinian Code, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Mese, Stoicism, The Great Schism, Western Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Icons, Justinian and Theodora, Roman Law, Roman Architecture, Aqueducts, Latin, Mosaic Art, and Much More!
Topics covered in this unit include: The Arabian Peninsula, Trade, Holy City of Mecca, Nomads and Townspeople, 5 Pillars of Islam, Muhammad, The Qur’an, Islamic Beliefs & Way of Life, Prayer, Sunnah, Arab & Islam Expansion, Cultural Achievements in Art, Medicine, Astronomy, Literature, and Architecture.
West Africa Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Gold and Salt Trade, West Africa Climate Zones, the Sahara, Tunka Manin, Sundiata, Mansa Musa, Sunni Ali, Askia the Great, West African Society and Trade, Religion, Ghana Empire, Nile River, Congo River, Niger River, Collapse of Ghana, Mali Empire, Hajj (Pilgrimage), Fall of Mali, Songhai Empire, Fall of Songhai Empire, Kente Cloth, Art and Tradition, Oral History, Proverbs, West African Masks, Sculptures, Music, Dance, and Much More!
Medieval China Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Period of Disunion, Sui Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, Buddhism, Siddhartha Gautama, Song Dynasty, Chang’an City, The Grand Canal, Trade, Art, Poetry, Inventions, Confucius, Confucianism, Scholar-Officials, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, Ming Dynasty, The Forbidden City, Isolationism, Government, Zheng He & the 7 Sea Voyages
Medieval Japan Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Shinto, Kami, Japanese Society, Clans, Hierarchy, Emperors, Regents, Shoguns, Daimyo, Feudalism, Vassals, Zen Buddhism, Noh, Kabuki, Haikus, Lady Murasaki, Tale of Genji, Military Society, Samurai, Bushido, Mongol Invasion, Sakoku, and Much More!
Medieval Europe – Early Middle Ages - Feudalism
Topics covered in this unit include: Feudalism, Monasteries, Estates, Manors, Fiefs Charlemagne, Saint Benedict of Nursia, The Benedictine Rule, Saint Patrick, William I, Education and Decline, Christianity, Monk Communities, Knights, Lords, Peasants, Serfs, Vassals, Chivalry, Feudal Europe V.S. Feudal Japan
Medieval Europe – Late Middle Ages
Topics covered in this unit include: Papacy, Power of the Pope, Great Schism, Excommunication, Friars, Religious Order, The Crusades, The Holy Land, The Hundred Years’ War, Magna Carta, Habeas Corpus, Black Death, Bubonic Plague, Clergy, Joan of Arc, Ottoman Empire, Suleiman, Janissaries, Millets, and Much More!
Topics covered in this unit include: Humanism Movement, Spread of the Renaissance (Map), Marco Polo, Increase in Trade, Cosimo’ de Medici, Life in Florence, Change in Ideas, Petrarch, Niccolo Machiavelli, Dante Alighieri, Art, Famous Writers, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Advances in Architecture, Astronomy, Mathematics, Johannes Gutenberg, Printing Press, Christian Humanism, Desiderius Erasmus, Albrecht Dürer, Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, William Shakespeare, and Much More!
The Reformation (Protestant and Counter Reformation)
Topics covered in this unit include: Theses, Catholic Reformation (Counter-Reformation), Spanish Inquisition, Jesuits, Ursuline Order, Council of Trent, John Calvin, William Tyndale, King Henry VIII, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Francis Xavier, St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, Thirty Years’ War, Edict of Nantes, Missionaries, Religious Wars, Social Changes and Effects of the Reformation and Much More!
Mesoamerica: Olmec - Maya - Aztec - Inca
Topics covered in this unit include: Mesoamerica, Olmec Society, Slash & Burn Agriculture, Cacao, Maize, The Ball Game, Mapping Skills, Maya Classic Period, Hieroglyphs, Maya Social Classes, Palenque City, Codex, Mayan Calendar, Aztec Empire, Causeways, Chinampas, Inca Empire, The Incan Army, Francisco Pizarro, Spanish Conquistador, Tribute, Stela, Quipu, Hernan Cortes, Andes Region, Chasquis, Inca Religion, and More!
The Scientific Revolution
Topics covered in this unit include: Scientific Revolution, The Scientific Method, Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Galileo Galilei, Sir Isaac Newton, Sir Francis Bacon, René Descartes, Rationalism, Greek Ideas and Classical Science, Scientific Theories, Geocentric Theory, Heliocentric Model, Inventions and Discoveries, Invention of the Microscope, Invention of the Barometer, Thermometer, Invention of the Telescope, and more!
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