Trying this a different way this week... lemme know your thoughts.
Topic: Bronze Age Europe
Reading Options: Usborne World History Encyclopedia pp. 120-123, Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World pp. 102-107, Kingfisher History Encyclopedia pp. 12-13
Hands-On Learning Options: Map of Ancient Europe from Map Trek, Stonehenge mystery pages from, research European mythology (Celtic, Norse, Saxon, Slavic, etc.)
Definitions/Critical Thinking Questions: Neolithic, brooch, palisade, bronze/Why do you think Stonehenge was built? Do you think it should be preserved?
Electronic Learning Options: BBC for Kids Anglo-Saxons page, Celtic Europe video, for instance. There are also lots of hour-long documentaries including this one about the facts behind the fiction of Lord of the Rings. This is one of my favorite parts of history, so I could go on for days. I'll stop here.
Next week: Egypt - The Middle Kingdom, mythology