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Explore Medieval Times with 10 Hands-on History Activities

The Medieval Period in European history is well know by children of all ages for castles, battles, arts, and architecture. The time between the fall of Rome and the beginning of the Renaissance offers families many opportunities to learn through literature, movies, and of course our favorite learning method — hands-on history activities. Teens and tweens can use hands-on learning projects to learn more about feudalism, Medieval weapons, daily life, etc.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Renaissance and Reformation Interactive Notebook Pages

This download features 14 Interactive Notebook pages on the Renaissance and Reformation. These creative, engaging Interactive Notebook pages include graphic organizers, creative foldables, timelines, and more!


The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. #Glogster #Renaissance

from The Literary Maven

13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

from Tea with Tumnus

Write Like Your Characters Really Exist

Post on Tea with Tumnus: Write Like Your Characters Really Exist - (featuring my NaNo novel)