1. The presentation begins with the peasant welcoming the group to his home and telling them about himself.
2. Students are invited to ask any questions they would like to ask, and the peasant shapes his answers to ensure that the major facets of the First Crusade and life in medieval times get covered, and the large supply of medieval artifacts are used to help explain.
3. If desired by the teacher, the peasant will teach the students a traditional dance, and will then play live music for them while they dance.
4. The remaining time is for final questions.
The participant will:
-interview a character from the past
-explore the events of the First Crusade
-investigate daily life in the middle ages
-participate in a traditional dance
-observe the technology used in medieval times
NSS-USH.K-4.4 THE HISTORY OF PEOPLES OF MANY CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD
* Understands selected attributes and historical developments of societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe
NSS-WH.5-12.5 ERA 5: INTENSIFIED HEMISPHERIC INTERACTIONS, 1000-1500 CE
The student in grades 5-12 should understand
* the redefining of European society and culture, 1000-1300 CE.