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Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume 2

This BUNDLED product consists of seven individual Medieval Careers in Medieval Times  Lesson Plans including:: Alchemists; Architects and Engineers; 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; and Explorers and the Age of Exploration.

Medieval Careers: Alchemist

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This product contains 6 one-page reading passages covering Medieval Alchemists, the philosopher’s stone, panacea, Roger Bacon, Nicholas Flamel, and symbolism.  Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teacher’s enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

6 one-page 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?

 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 Alchemists Passage and Teachers Key
  • Writing Prompt
  • Play Review Game True/False
  • Alchemists Worksheet and Teachers Key
  • Suggested Books and Movies

 

Medieval Careers: Architects and Engineers

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This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering topics including architects and engineers, castles, cathedrals, siege engines, and peasant huts in the Middle Ages. Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • Who Were the Medieval Builders?
  • Castles and Palaces; Cathedrals and Churches
  • Romanesque and Gothic Styles
  • The Grotesques and Gargoyles
  • Medieval Engineers
  • Battering Ram and Siege Tower
  • Peasant Huts

 Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

 Job Application

  • Architects, Craftsmen and Engineers Worksheet
  • Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
  • Stained Glass Craft Idea
  • Medieval Architecture Memory Instructions and Pieces
  • Castle Coloring Page
  • Contest: Use a Simple Catapult
  • Create Your Own Catapult

Medieval Careers:  Embroiderers and Census Takers

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William the Conqueror and the Bayeux Tapestry

This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering the jobs of Medieval monks, nuns and almoners, religion in the Middle Ages, and monastic herbalist.    Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • Tapestry and Embroidery in the Middle Ages; England in the Middle Ages
  • Embroidery in the Middle Ages
  • Everyone Wants to Be King!
  • William the Conqueror King of England; The Bayeux Tapestry
  • Speculation About the Tapestry
  • The Domesday Book – A Census-Taker
  • The Domesday Book: Problems and Purpose

Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Job Application
  • Coloring Page William the Conqueror
  • How Big is the Bayeux Tapestry Activity
  • Domesday Activity Conduct a Census!
  • Worksheet Bayeux Tapestry Review and Teachers Key
  • Review Game Bingo Words and Clues
  • Try Finger Weaving!
  • Create a Paper Tapestry
  • Suggested Books

Medieval Careers:  Scribes, Illuminators and the Magna Carta

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This product contains 5 one-page reading passages covering  the jobs of Medieval Scribes and illuminators, the Magna Carta, supplies for the job, books in the Middle Ages.   Activities, review game,  worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

5 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • Books in the Middle Ages
  • Supplies Pen and Ink
  • The Job of Copying and Illuminating
  • Illumination; Who Could Be a Scribe?
  • The Magna Carta

Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Job Application!
  • Make a Quill Pen!
  • Make Your Own Berry Ink!
  • Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
  • Write Your Own Great Charter
  • Illuminate a Letter
  • Be a Scribe! Copy a Portion of The Magna Carta
  • Review Worksheet and Teachers Key
  • Suggested Books

Medieval Careers:  Monks, Nuns and Almoners

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This product contains 5 one-page reading passages covering the jobs of Medieval monks, nuns and almoners, religion in the Middle Ages, and monastic herbalist.    Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

5 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • Religion in the Middle Ages
  • Monks and Nuns
  • A Day in the Life of a Monk
  • Life of a Nun; The Job of Almoner
  • Gregorian Chants; Precentor; Monastic Herbalist

 Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

 Job Application

  • Coloring Page Medieval Priest
  • Listen to Medieval Monastery Chants
  • Writing Activity: Respond to the Prompt
  • Be a Monastic Herbalist!
  • Be an Herbalist: Make your Own Tea!
  • Review Worksheet and Teachers Key
  • Prepare Lunches for the Homeless
  • Play Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
  • Suggested Books

 

Medieval Careers:  Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales

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This product contains 5 one-page reading passages covering the Pilgrims during the Middle Ages, Canterbury Cathedral, Geoffrey Chaucer, and the Canterbury Tales.   Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool orco-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

5 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • What is a Pilgrim?
  • A Pilgrims Travels; Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The Canterbury Cathedral
  • The Unfinished Canterbury Tales
  • The Canterbury Tales Surviving History

 Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Job Application
  • Translate English to English!
  • Read the Pardoners Tale
  • Write a Tale for Your Pilgrimage!
  • Go On a Pilgrimage; Share Your Story!
  • Coloring Page Medieval Pilgrimage
  • Seek and Find Activity Sheet
  • Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
  • Complete Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales Worksheet
  • Suggested Books

 

Medieval Careers:  Explorers and the Age of Discovery

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This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering Explorers and the Age of Discovery, life on the ship, Marco Polo, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Christopher Columbus.  Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included.   This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

Reading Passages:

7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

  • The Age of Discovery
  • 15th Century Ships
  • Life on the Ship
  • Sights, Smells, and Tastes
  • Marco Polo
  • Prince Henry the Navigator
  • Christopher Columbus

 Activities:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Job Application
  • The Voyage of Christopher Columbus
  • Map Work Where Have You Journeyed?
  • Make Ship Biscuits: Eat Like an Explorer!
  • Review Worksheet and Teachers Key
  • Review Game True/False
  • Interactive History Adventure
  • Simon Says: Learn to Read a Compass
  • Map Your Room
  • Celebrate the Renaissance! Ideas
  • Medieval Times Faire Ideas
  • Coloring Page Medieval Explorers

 

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