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Knights unit study and lapbook

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We’ve spent January studying Knights as part of our Middle Ages study.  Here are some of the things we’ve done:

Read these books:
Mystery of History (chapters on knights)
Story of the World (chapters on knights)
The Door in the Wall (De Angeli)
The Sword in the Tree (Bulla)
Knights (Daly-Weir)
The Middle Ages (Verges)
Favorite Medieval Tales (Osborne)
Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures (Cole)
Castle (MacCauley)

Castle diary : the journal of Tobias Burgess, page (Platt)
Castles (Bodden)
Knights in Shining Armor (Gibbons)
The Kitchen Knight:  A Tale of King Arthur (Hodges)
The Knight and the Dragon (DePaola)

Listened to these CDs:
King Arthur and his Knights (Weiss)

Watched these DVDs:
Castles (MacCauley/ PBS)

The boys designed their own Coats of Arms.

 Made butter, beef stew, beef pot pie, fruit pie, raisin custard, pretzels  (recipes from Days of Knights and Damsels Activity Book):

Pretzels- Crane from Kung Fu Panda

A Knife

A Rainbow

An "R"

Making Butter (shaking up heay cream in baby food jars):

Pretending to be knights:

Notebooking:  Wrote about and drew a picture about King Arthur’s story.

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