The History Channel is offering homeschoolers free DVDs of their upcoming series America: The Story of US. The 12-hour series will focus on the stories and people who have shaped our nation.
Requests must be made before July 1, 2010. DVDs will be mailed out in August. One request allowed per school.
Sign up for your free set of DVDs here!
Travel back in time to the age of castles, knights, and chilvary. It’s time to study the Middle Ages!
Read a classic book such as The Story of Europe, by H.E. Marshall, or The Story of the Middle Ages by Samuel Harding.
Listen to an audio book of Famous Men of the Middle Ages and learn about notable men such as Attila the Hun, Justinian the Great, Charlemagne, Marco Polo, and more.
Find out how illuminated manuscripts were created and make your own manuscript! Watch a video on medieval bookmaking and listen to a monk describe what it was like to work in a scriptorium.
Interested in learning about life in a medieval village, castles, and knights? Visit the Medieval Times website for fascinating facts and downloadables such as maps, vocabulary worksheets, and instructions on how to make your own coat of arms.
Build a Medieval castle!
How about a cool hands-on craft for younger kids? Let them loose with paper and glue and watch them create a Viking ship worthy of the bravest sailors. Play a game of Viking Voyages, which will reinforce geography skills.
Of course, no Middle Ages study would be complete without discovering the legendary King Arthur.
End your studies by cooking authentic recipes for a Medieval celebration!