3-5 World History Volume III: Medieval Civilizations
3-5 Core Curriculum – World History: Volume III – Medieval Civilizations
This is Volume III of the four part 3-5 Core Curriculum World History series.
In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore medieval civilizations in West Africa, China and the Americas. With over 40 activities and 20 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on projects, map work, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning history fun and relevant!
This unit study is part of our history core curriculum series for grades 3-5. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 40 hours.
Take a peek inside: West African oral tradition The salt trade routes and white gold Ancient Ghana, Mali and Songhai Medieval currencies Timbuktu Mud Cloth Sundiata and Mansa Musa Ibn Battuta The Silk Road Invention of paper and gun powder Han, Tang, Song, Yuan and Ming Dynasties Rainbow bridges Mongols and Genghis Khan Marco Polo The Forbidden City Zheng He Ancient Maya, Aztec and Inca civilizations Maya and Aztec calendars Ancient Maya writing system and math Chichen Itza The history of chocolate Tenochtitlan Machu Picchu Inca communication Cortez and Pizarro The collapse of medieval civilizations and much more!
All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That’s why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!