A Child's Geography Volume IV: Explore Medieval Kingdoms uses a "living book" approach to introduce children to the western European countries of Spain, Portugal, France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, plus other small kingdoms. Written in a lively, conservational style, students will enjoy hearing stories about the past as they wander through city streets, observe local people at work and play, learn about the natural resources of the region, find out about the local cuisine, discover the history and geography of the region and more. Taking the role of a modern-day tour guide, this book keeps students in the present while teaching them about the past; a large amount of information on modern-day aspects of these countries is included along with information on the Medieval period-as if you were visiting these countries and learning about the past while you were there!
The 15 full-color chapters feature pictures, maps, and bolded vocabulary words; timelines and links to online content are also integrated. Chapters end with a review section that includes "tell me what you remember about.." questions across multiple subjects or topics. Access is also provided to an online portal that includes timelines for each chapter, map-labeling suggestions, hands-on activities (including recipes), extra reading suggestions, and more.
Grades 1-6; adaptable for middle school. Glossary included. 240 glossy pages, softcover. Non-consumable and non-reproducible. This is the fourth book in the "A Child's Geography" series; books do not need to be completed in order. At the rate of one chapter per two weeks, this curriculum will take one year; at the rate of one week per chapter, this curriculum will be finished in one semester.