Stained Glass in the School Art Curriculum

Stained Glass in the School Art Curriculum By Linda Papanicolao Paper given at 35th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (2001) Introduction: If you have ever walked by a school and glanced up at the classroom windows, you may have seen the backside of a children’s stained glass project. The project is to make […]

Ye Ole Middle Ages – Lesson Plan for Grades 4-6

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Ye Ole Middle Ages – Lesson Plan for Grades 4-6 By Connie Beckner and James Parsons Overview: William of Normandy conquered England in 1066, and set out to conquer all of Britain. There was a group of people called the Welsh who refused to surrender to the English. The British tried for about 200 years […]

A theory-building approach to the study of medieval history in grade four

Magna Carta - One of only 4 surviving exemplifications of the 1215 text, Cotton MS. Augustus II. 106, property of the British Library

A theory-building approach to the study of medieval history in grade four By Monica Resendes and Maria Chuy Paper given at the 2010 Knowledge Building Summer Institute (2010) Abstract: This study examined the historical reasoning of Grade 4 students exploring medieval times using a Knowledge Building approach and Knowledge Forum technology. Discursive analysis of student […]

Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators

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Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators By Michael Norris The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005 Goals and Design of this Resource: This Resource for Educators has three principal goals. First, to introduce teachers and their students to the superb examples of medieval art contained in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, at its main building […]

Teaching Fifth Graders Science Through the Lens of Medieval Scientific Discoveries and Developments

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The era called the Middle Ages is one of the most impressive periods in the development of occidental culture. In it many technological advances that we take for granted were made

Art of Illumination Project

Art of Illumination Project By Patricia Bentivoglio and Sue Sullivan Lesson Plan from the Archaeological Institute of America The Art of Illumination project is a great way for students in grades 5-12 to experience the medieval process of illumination as authentically as possible. After researching the history, people, and art of the Medieval Ages, students […]

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village By Laura Amy Schlitz Candlewick Press, 2007 ISBN: 978-0-7636-1578-9 Maidens, monks, and millers’ sons — in these pages, readers will meet them all. There’s Hugo, the lord’s nephew, forced to prove his manhood by hunting a wild boar; sharp-tongued Nelly, who supports her family by selling […]

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