Home School Life Journal From Preschool to High School

Home School Life Journal ........... Ceramics by Katie Bergenholtz
"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales

Medieval History: The Baron

  • looked at the daily life of a baron.
  • read some of The Canterbury Tales.
  • listened to medieval music.
  • made a baron's costume.
  • learned about Hadrian's wall.
  • learned about Matthew Paris.
  • made a plan of a manor.
  • played relay tag and Pickaback relay.
  • learned about the peasant's revolt
  • drew and wrote in their history journals.
  • learned about comets.
  • completed some baron's business math problems.
  • chose a site for a village.
  • learned the parts of and designed a sword.
  • learned about rope making and made some rope.
  • learned about the Magna Carta.
  • made Strawberries-in-the-Snow.
  • Learned about the city of London and wrote in their history journal.
  • Learned about eyeglasses and wrote in their science journals.
  • Designed a Manor house.
  • Winslow Homer's Crack the Whip (1872)
  • Played Shove the Groat and Crack the Whipwhich led to our looking at Winslow Homer's painting entitled Crack the Whip.
  • Learned about the Hundred Years War and wrote in their history journal.
  • Learned about Bath, England and wrote in their history journal.
  • Learned about gunpowder in the Middle Ages and wrote in their history journal.

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1 comment:

  1. I'm thinking of having the kids make a medeival village this week. It came to me as I was driving forever and ever today to get back home.


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