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We provide quality resources for teachers and homeschoolers on Ancient and Medieval History, our domain of expertise. Here you will always find lesson plans for your students, together with plenty of engaging activities and supporting material. Make sure to check out our collections where we gather, on a specific theme, articles (over 50 are audio), definitions, images (sometimes 3D), videos, maps from our website to help with class preparation and to make connections. Make history relevant!

We provide quality resources for teachers and homeschoolers on Ancient and Medieval History, our domain of expertise. Here you will always find lesson plans for your students, together with plenty of engaging activities and supporting material. Make sure to check out our collections where we gather, on a specific theme, articles (over 50 are audio), definitions, images (sometimes 3D), videos, maps from our website to help with class preparation and to make connections. Make history relevant!
Norse Mythology
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Norse Mythology

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Teaching ideas for your classroom: Start your class with a sound extract of Beowulf performed in old English or a Led Zeppelin song including Tho! To go with it, plenty of wonderful articles (many of them audio articles), videos, and pictures on: Odin Freyja Thor Loki Freyr Edda Beowulf Don’t forget to check out the videos and web links on this collection, they are great addition to engage your students!
Ancient Korea
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Ancient Korea

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Detailed​ ​lesson​ ​plan​ ​divided​ ​into​ ​three​ ​units​ with varied​ ​materials,​ ​sources,​ ​and​ ​ready-to-print​ ​activities. Homework, assessment and all keys included ● Unit ​1:​ The​Thre ​Kingdom ​Period (The​ ​Kingdom​ ​of​ ​Baekje, The​ ​Kingdom​ ​of​ ​Goguryeo, Kingdom​ ​of​ ​Silla ) ● Unit​ ​2:​ ​Unified​ ​Kingdom​ ​of​ ​Silla ● Unit​ ​3:​ ​Historical​ ���Negationism Materials​ provided: ● Background​ ​information​ ​for​ ​ ​teachers;​ ​an​ ​article,​ ​maps​ ​and​ ​a​ ​timeline​ ​from the​ ​website​ ​Ancient​ ​History​ ​Encyclopedia: http://www.ancient.eu/Korea/ ● Videos​ ● All​ ​of​ ​the​ ​worksheets​ ​used​ ​in​ ​this​ ​course​ ​plan​ ​can​ ​be​ ​found​ ​in​ ​this​ ​document, ready​ ​to​ ​print.
Shinto: The Power of Rituals and Beliefs.
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Shinto: The Power of Rituals and Beliefs.

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**Ancient Japan - Discovering Shinto: The power of rituals and beliefs. ** - 27 pages of lesson plan and engaging activities. All you need to teach on that subject included in this resource and ready to print! Objectives ● Discover a new religion: Shinto. ● Raise awareness in the classroom about personal values. ● Engage pupils to reflect on their community and their own beliefs and rituals: Where do they come from? Are they important? Do they evolve with time? ● Engage pupils into talking about religions. ● Practice pupils’ analytical and oral presentation skills. Content - 27 pages ● Detailed course plan divided into two units, each of which has sub-units teachable separately to fit your schedule. ● Varied resources, and ready-to-print activities. ● The Microsoft Word format allows you to adapt the course content and worksheet to the specific needs of your pupils. ● Homework in lieu of assessments; however, you’re free to use them or any other worksheets as and when you see fit. ● Marking grids for teachers, skill sheets for the pupils. Table of Content Unit 1: Are some beliefs universal? Background Collecting data Discovering Shinto Critical brainstorming Homework/Assignment Unit 2: A religion based on rituals Background Homework Review Understanding key notions Analysing a text Homework/Assignment Supporting material Worksheet 1 Your values Worksheet 2 Key Concepts in Shinto Key Concepts in Shinto Worksheet 3 Values versus beliefs - Essay Tips to write a good essay Marking grid - Essay Worksheet 4 Rituals versus beliefs Worksheet 5 No prophet, no holy texts? Worksheet 6 Presentation: Your own values, beliefs and rituals… over time. Marking grid- Oral presentation Note: Cover image by James Blake Wiener. Uploaded by James Blake Wiener, published onwww.ancient.eu on 20 April 2017 under the following license: Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon this content non-commercially, as long as they credit the author and license their new creations under the identical terms. Please note that content linked from this page may have different licensing terms.
Shinto an Introduction
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Shinto an Introduction

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**Discover Shinto through its beliefs, values and rituals ** - 25 pages of lesson plan, activities, homework and assignments, keys and marking grids. All you need to teach on that subject: included and ready to print in this resource! Objectives ● Discover a new religion and its gods: Shinto. ● Engage pupils to reflect on their community and own values. Why do we do what we do in our everyday lives? ● Raise awareness in the classroom about values and accountability. ● Engage pupils into talking about their feelings and how to handle them. ● Practice pupils’ analytical and oral presentation skills. Content - 25 pages ● Detailed course plan divided into two units of about 60 to 90 minutes each. Each unit has sub-units which you can teach separately as well, to fit your schedule better. ● Varied resources, and ready-to-print activities. ● The Microsoft Word format allows you to adapt the course content and worksheet to the specific needs of your pupil. ● Homework in lieu of assessments; however, you’re free to use them or any other worksheets as and when you see fit. Table of Contents Unit 1: Shinto, a religion with a twist Introduction Video and Questions Mime game Homework/Assignment Unit 2: Amaterasu and Susanoo Homework Review Collecting & Summarising data Homework/Assignment Supporting material Worksheet 1 Discovering Shinto Worksheet 1 - KEYS Discovering Shinto Worksheet 2 Charade game Worksheet 3 Shinto shrine complex Worksheet 4 A special person… Worksheet 5 Relationships: collecting data Worksheet 6 Amaterasu and Susanoo Worksheet 7 Presentation Marking grid - Oral presentation Note: Cover image first published on Flickr. Original image by Oriolus. Uploaded by Mark Cartwright, published on 02 April 2017 under the following license: Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs. This licence only allows others to download this content and share it with others as long as the author is credited, but they can’t change the content in any way or use it commercially. Please note that content linked from this page may have different licensing terms.
The Viking Age
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The Viking Age

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A lesson plan to present your students with everything they need to know about the Viking Age in general (includes STEM activities!): important characters warfare ships women food runes It includes many links towards reliables resources for : articles, audio articles several great videos 3D objects fantastic very detailed STEM activities from the Royal Society of Chemistry Enjoy your teaching!