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Unit 6 The Early Middle Ages
 
Chapter 19 The Irish and the Anglo-Saxons
55 B.C. - 911 A.D.
 


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Day 1
Topic Intoduction to Celtic Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England.
Objective
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork-Homework
History of Ireland  10:08   pictures with music
Ancient Ireland  6:19  movie with narration

Computer.gif (1114 bytes) The Anglo-Saxons
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Day 2
Topic    Scotland
Objective
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England. 
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork/ Homework
A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND: EPISODE 1
A History of Scotland Part 1  9:40
A History of Scotland Part 2  10:12
A History of Scotland Part 3  9:31
A History of Scotland Part 4  8:35
A History of Scotland Part 5  10:57
A History of Scotland Part 6  9:40
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Day 3
Topic    Alexander II and William Wallace
Objective
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England.
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork/ Homework
A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND: EPISODE 2 HAMMER OF THE SCOTS
A History of Scotland Part 1  10:05
A History of Scotland Part 2  10:03
A History of Scotland Part 3  10:05
A History of Scotland Part 4  10:03
A History of Scotland Part 5  10:04
A History of Scotland Part 6  7:25
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Day 4
Topic  19-1 Celtic Ireland  
Objective
Summarize what life was like in Celtic Ireland.
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Coracles:
boats made of cow hides

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Saint Patrick: founded Irish Church

IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Places to Locate
Ireland
Germany
Denmark

THE CELTS
The Celts  01  8:28
The Celts  02 8:39
The Celts  03 8:29

St. Patrick: Apostle of Ireland  2:50
Give Up Yer Aul Sins: Story of St Patrick  4:31

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 19-1 Celtic Ireland pp. 289-291

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Day 5
Topic  19-2 Christianity
Objective
Describe how Christianity developed in both Ireland and England.
Explain why the Anglo-Saxons united under Alfred the Great.
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England.
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Shires:
districts of local governments
Sheriffs: ran the shire
King's peace: Royal protection
Witenagemot: group of nobles and church leaders
Tapestries: woven hangings with pictures on them

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Pope Gregory I: an important Roman Catholic Pontiffs after the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West
Ethelbert:
King of Kent, a worshipper of Odin well into his adulthood, converted to Christianity, d. 616
Bede:
Benedictine monk, priest, historian, Doctor of the Church, d. 735
Alfred the Great: King of Wessex, leader of the English kingdoms

Pope Gregory the Great  1:58
Gregory the Great  2:56
The Life of Alfred the Great  4:06
Alfred the Great  1:06  1969 movie trailer
 

MONARCHY: THE EARLY KINGS
Monarchy: The Early Kings  1/6  9:22  Ethelbert
Monarchy: The Early Kings  2/6  8:38   Alfred  vs. Viking (Guthrie); Edgar

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 19-2 Christianity pp. 292-296
Alfred the Great
The Government
The People

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Anglo-Saxon: House, Riddles, Runes

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Day 6
Topic    Anglo-Saxons
Objective
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England.
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork-Homework  
Anglo-Saxon Heroes: Hengest and Horsa  8:19
The Conquest and Transformation of Anglo-Saxon England  9:58

Monarchy: The Early Kings  3/6  9:37 
Ethelred the Unready;
King Swain of Denmark; 
AD 1014, Ethelred returns.
Ethelred dies.
Knute, son of Swain, takes crown of England.
Ethelred's widow Emma marries Knute.
Knute passes power to Earls.
Knute makes Godwin the Viceroy of the kingdom.
1035 Knute dies.
King Edward the Confessor is the only heir alive; Ethelred's son becomes King.

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Irish and Anglo-Saxon Time Line  

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Write Like an Anglo-Saxon                       
Resources
Anglo-Saxon Treasure Hoard Found  1:30

 

Day 7
Topic    Peasants
Objective
Describe what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England.
State Goals
17.A.2b  Use maps and other geographic representations and instruments to gather information about people, places and environments.
Classwork/ Homework
THE WORST JOBS IN ANGLO-SAXON HISTORY
The Worst Jobs in Anglo-Saxon History  1/5  7:56
The Worst Jobs in Anglo-Saxon History  2/5  7:55
The Worst Jobs in Anglo-Saxon History  3/5  7:48
The Worst Jobs in Anglo-Saxon History  4/5  7:35
The Worst Jobs in Anglo-Saxon History  5/5  7:50
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Classwork/ Homework
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Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
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ALFRED the GREAT
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Alfred the Great Questions about a picture showing the surrender of Gutjorm to Alfred.
ANGLO-SAXONS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Anglo-Saxon: House, Riddles, Runes
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Anglo-Saxon Riddles  Can you solve them?
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Write Like an Anglo-Saxon Use runes
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Anglo-Saxon Coins
 SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes)Anglo-Saxons  Have Hilda take you on a tour.
 SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes)Village of Wichamstow
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Anglo-Saxon Houses
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Everyday Objects
ARCHAEOLOGY
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Time Detectives: Teamchester Fields
AUGUSTINE
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Augustine Comes to Britain
BEOWULF
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Beowulf the Hero
CELTS
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Learn to Draw Celtic Knotwork
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) The Celts of Britain
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Conventional History of the Celts
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Encyclopedia of the Celts
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Who Were the Celts? 
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) World of the Ancient Britons
IRELAND
 IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Blank Map of Ireland
 IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Ice Age in Ireland  20,000-15,000 BC
 IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Main Celtic Tribes  100 AD
IRISH POTATO FAMINE
 Note02.gif (247 bytes)  The Great Irish Potato Famine
MONASTARIES
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Medevial Monastaries
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Writing Books By Hand
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Monastary on Iona
RUNES
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Kennsington Runestone  Learn more about this fabulous relic of Norse Exploration from 1362, or about this wonderful jest.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Runestones  The runes were the old Scandinavian alphabet, which started to be used around 200 A.D. These documents are mainly about the form they had after the reform during the 9:th century.

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