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Good masters and fair ladies! Here you may begin the adventure that is your Medieval Project. . .

The Medieval Project has two parts - The Independent Research Project for language arts, and the Heraldry Project for social studies. Information about both can be found on this site. Please use this site to keep yourself on track and productive! Click here to see a video similar to the opening informational session from May 26. (Please note that in order to keep the file size small, the quality of this video is not as good as sitting live at the presentation! Also, this may not be the video from this year - don't worry, other than dates, the information is the same!)

Also please note: If you have Mr. Abrams for social studies, you should disregard the information about the Heraldry Project.

Due Dates!!!

The first project is due by June 2.
The second project is due by June 7 (Phoenix and Griffins) or June 8 (Dragons).
Journals are due daily!
Journal 1 - due May 31
Journal 2 - due June 1
Journal 3 - due June 2
Journal 4 - due June 5
Journal 5 - due June 6
Journal 6 due June 7 (Phoenix and Griffins) or June 8 (Dragons)

To submit an electronic project, please click on your specific team page below:

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Click here for important Notes JUST FOR DRAGONS - If you are a Dragon Student, please check out these notes from your Dragon teachers
Click here for important Notes JUST FOR GRIFFINS - If you are a Griffin Student, please check out these notes from your teachers.
Click here for important Notes JUST FOR PHOENIXES - If you are a Phoenix Student, please check out these notes from your teachers.



GENERAL INFORMATION: Click here for a copy of the main packet.

JOURNAL ENTRIES: Click here for extra journal entry pages.

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT: Click here to get all the information and resources for your language arts project This is also where you can find more source sheets and a template for typing your outline.


HERALDRY PROJECT: Click here for all the information and resources for your social studies project


Websites to help you get started:
These websites are all ones that have been looked at for content and reliability. From time to time, the site creator may take down the page, and the link will no longer work. If you come across a broken link, please fill out this form so that Mrs. Steigerwalt can fix the list.

Did you find an awesome website that isn't on the list? Fill out this form to let us know about it, and we might add it to the list!

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http://www.medieval-life.net/life_main.htm
General Information about many topics in Medieval life, including education, games, clothing, music, money, etc.
2
http://medieval.stormthecastle.com/
Lots of information, especially about knights and weaponry
3
http://www.medart.pitt.edu/index.html
Great site for images of castles and artwork from the Middle Ages
4
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/history/history.htm
An excellent site written just for kids that will give you information on many aspects of the Middle Ages
5
http://www.medievaltimes.info/
This site has links to many other helpful pages about Medieval history, ranging from heraldry to the lives of knights.
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http://www.medievalplus.com/
Interesting site that is a little harder to read, but has great information on a variety of topics
7
http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/castles.html
A good site for castle information, especially the different parts of a castle.
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http://www.ancientfortresses.org/rooms-in-a-medieval-castle.htm
Includes information on castle interiors and gives a detailed explanation of the caste keep
9
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/History/Medieval/index.htm
This site has lots of information – be careful that you don’t get distracted by all the ads, though!
10
http://classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=History/Middle_Ages
A good site if you are looking for pictures for your project
11
http://www.kathimitchell.com/middleages.htm
This is an EXCELLENT site that will give you many links for each of the main topics
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http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/middleages.htm
Another good site with links to many topics, and written for your age group
13
http://www.themiddleages.net/
A very comprehensive site with lots of links
14
http://www.medieval-life-and-times.info/
Past students have said this is the most helpful website - lots of topics, lots of links!
15
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/england_medieval.htm
This page has a HUGE list of topics that you can click on - everything from education to peasants to farming to holidays!
17
http://www.lordsandladies.org/
An AWESOME site if you are researching knights! Found by a student who said it had "everything!" Also EXCELLENT for many other topics such as food, clothing, weapons, and women!
18
www.medievalwarfare.info
This site is a little bit more difficult to read, but was found by a student who said it has
"everything about warfare that could ever be needed. Weapons, armor, and, for those who need it, torture."
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http://www.mostly-medieval.com/index.htm
This site was found by a student, and covers Medicine, heraldry, myths, and religion
20
http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Castles.html
This site was found by a student, and covers a nice amount of general information on castles.


This website is blocked, so we made it into a pdf file for you! It has some great info about MODERN knights and how they got that title.
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http://www.medievalfayre.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=78
Found by a student, this website covers basic information about Medieval life, as well as technology, music, weaponry, and living in a castle.
22
http://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-figures/knight2.htm
Found by a student, this website covers information about the training and life as a night
23
http://www.exploring-castles.com/
Found by a student, this website is great for finding out about Castles - Types, Famous Castles, Castle Parts, etc
24
https://www.aimseducation.edu/blog/medieval-medical-practices-still-use-today/
Found by a student, this site is part of the website for the American Institute of Medical Sciences and Education. It has a great list of medieval medical practices that are still used today! There are also some excellent pictures if you're in need of medical graphics for your project.
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https://sites.google.com/site/themedievaltimes234/home
Found by a student, this is a GREAT website with information on many different topics: medicine, castles, the black death, medieval music, the crusades, inventions, knights. . . you name it, it's there!
26
http://www.medievalchronicles.com/
Found by a student, this is an EXCELLENT website with information about many medieval topics, including: Medieval People, Medieval Castles, Medieval Weapons, Medieval Armour & Shields, Medieval Battles & Wars, Medieval Clothing, Medieval Knights, Medieval Music, Medieval Torture Devices, Medieval Swords, Medieval Food, Medieval Life, Medieval Times, History Medieval Art, Medieval Europe, Medieval Kings, The Crusades, and Medieval Architecture
27
http://www.medieval-spell.com/
Found by a student, this is a FABULOUS website, with information about almost every research topic!
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http://westernreservepublicmedia.org/middleages/overview.htm
Found by a student, this website is EXCELLENT if you're looking for clear, quick information on medieval times in general, knights, chivalry, clothing, or the medieval church.
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http://quatr.us/medieval/people/medievalschool.htm
Found by a student, this site has a great overview if your topic is medieval education. There are a bunch of ads, but the information is excellent.
30
http://www.articlesonhistory.com/medieval-medicine.php
Found by a student, this is a helpful website for those who have chosen medieval medicine as their topic. It includes types of medical practices, and medical superstitions.
31
http://www.thefinertimes.com/Middle-Ages
Suggested by a student for the great info on clothing, this site also has information on almost every middle ages topic you can think of!

Your social studies book!
Don’t forget this great resource – there is lots of information on the Middle Ages in it!

Your notes from class!
If your social studies or language arts teacher has given you notes on the Middle Ages, you CAN use them as a source for your project!

Library books!
Books are AWESOME! Check them out on the table in the library - they are FULL of info!
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