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Trivium Academy
12-18-2007, 03:29 AM
If you have United Streaming there is a video set that is wonderful for Week 6 and Week 7.

Elementary Video Adventures: Times Medieval
This video contains 20 segments.

Long Ago & Far Away (07:40)

Feudal Lords, Knights, Men of Arms, and Peasants: Rules of Chivalry (03:46)

Europe's Noblemen and Religious Leaders Launch the First Crusade in 1095 AD (02:49)

Medieval Era Gives Way to the Renaissance: Diffusion of New Ideas Generates Change (01:05)

Castles (10:25)

Castles Protect Lords and their Peasants from Invaders (02:55)

Castle Defense Systems: Innovative Features Designed to Stop Raiders (02:52)

Daily Castle Life: Entertainment: Food and the Dungeon (03:18)

Castles: Center of Medieval Life: A Haven During War and Peace (01:25)

The Legend of King Arthur (06:20)

Merlin Guides Arthur to Britain's Throne: King Arthur Retrieves the Magic Sword and Saves his Country (01:36)

A Weakened Britain's Search For the Holy Grail (03:04)

Love Between Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot: Arthur Slays Mordred and Dies of his Wounds (01:42)

Medieval Manuscripts (05:00)

Scribes and Illuminators Create Expensive Books by Hand (01:54)

Scriptoriums Produce Hand Copied Books: Pen Men Organize into Craftsmen Guilds (02:27)

1453 AD: Moveable Metal Type Arrives: Printing Press Replaces Scribes and Bookmakers (01:31)

Music of the Middle Ages (05:00)

Oral Tradition of Religious Chants: Origins of Musical Notation (03:12)

Polyphonic Gregorian Chants: Innovative Harmonies, and the Renaissance (02:04)


It is for Grades 3-5 but I find that most 3-5 designated videos are perfect for my 2nd grader, even when she was in 1st grade.

I hope this helps someone!
Jessica