GRADE 6

Find great links fast for these topics:

Medieval Europe & Faire <> Islamic Empire <> Asia
African Trading States & Sir Snodgrass Project <> Explorers' Project

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Life in Medieval Europe & the *Medieval Faire...

NetSERF--Many well-organized links to such topics as castles, churches, cities & towns, clothing, everyday life, etc.

Chess and Social Class in Medieval Europe--includes information about society, costumes, and more

Medieval & Renaissance Culture--Links organized first by topic, then by areas of Europe

Life in a Medieval Castle--Various topics about both architecture and culture

Great Buildings--Includes information and images related to historical architecture, uncluding cathedrals and castles

Medieval Clothing--Detailed descriptions of typical attire

How to make Fantasy/Medieval Clothes

Medieval Times--Some pictures and information about feasts (submitted by Erin C, 8th grade, in February of 1998)

Names--Guide to common names from regions and cultures around the world (submitted by Su L, 6th grade, in February of 1999)

Renfaire Costumes--Commercial site, but with some good pictures and information about Medieval costumes (submitted by Ashley S, 6th grade, in November of 1999)

Rozani's Medieval Costume page--Another commercial site with a few pictures for costume ideas (submitted by Ashley S, 6th grade, in November of 1999)

Internet Medieval Sourcebook--Includes many primary and some secondary sources of information

Medieval Studies: WWW Virtual Library--Links organized by topics

Castles--Short collection of links from "Surfing the Net with Kids" site

Castles on the Web--Includes virtual tours of several European castles

Ghosts in the Castle--Interactive tour of a fictional castle; a bit slow, but informative

Historical / Cultural Atlas Resource--Series of historical maps with a focus on Europe

Medieval West--Links to various sites

What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages?--Essay divided into various topics

Medieval Times--History Online site collection of various links to related sites

Manuscript Images--Primary source samples from medieval texts (submitted by Dysanne R, 6th grade, in November of 1997)

Index of History Class Notes--North Park University History Department's notes on a variety of topics relevant to Medieval World studies (submitted by Louisa V, 6 th grade, in March of 1998)

Also check Globalinks' World History section of the general sites page, or conduct your own search!

Anything to add? Anything to delete? If so, go to "site submissions" page!

 

 

 

 

Islam & the Islamic Empire...

Encyclopedia of the Orient--General information on hundreds of topics

Names--Guide to common names from regions and cultures around the world (submitted by Su L, 6th grade, in February of 1999)

Index of History Class Notes--North Park University History Department's notes on a variety of topics relevant to Medieval World studies (submitted by Louisa V, 6 th grade, in March of 1998)

Also check Globalinks' World History section of the general sites page, or conduct your own search!

Anything to add? Anything to delete? If so, go to "site submissions" page!

 

 

 

 

Asia...

Chinese Dynasties: T'ang & Song

Chinese Dynasties: Mongol, Ming & Manchu

 

Also check Globalinks' World History or Places sections of the general sites page, or conduct your own search!

Anything to add? Anything to delete? If so, go to "site submissions" page!

 

 

 

 

 

African Trading States, Art & Culture...

 ART & CULTURE  TRADING KINGDOMS

 Activity: African Art & Culture

African Art: Aesthetics and Meaning

National Museum of African Art

African Art Museum

African Art by Region

 Ghana, Mali & Songhai (Songhay) #1

Ghana, Mali & Songhai #2

Great Zimbabwe

The Great Ashanti Kingdom

 

 

 

"Sir Snodgrass' Silk Scarf" Project...

The following topics are links to sample sites related to the "Sir Snodgrass' Silk Scarf" project:
 Silk Farming 2 3  China  Silk Road 2 3 4  Persia
 Baghdad  Ethiopia  Piracy / More  Italy
 Mediterranean Sea   Milan / More France  Church of England

Newly-added sites:
Mediterranen Trade
North Sea Ships
Weaving Silk / More

Names--Guide to common names from regions and cultures around the world (submitted by Su L, 6th grade, in February of 1999)

The End of Europe's Middle Ages--Focus is on the rise of trade and related events during the 14th and 15th centuries

Index of History Class Notes--North Park University History Department's notes on a variety of topics relevant to Medieval World studies (submitted by Louisa V, 6 th grade, in March of 1998)

Cartographic Images--Emphasis on Ancient to Renaissance-era maps

Medieval Economics and Trade--Extensive collection of sites related to this topic from LookSmart

Check Globalinks' World History section of the general sites page, or conduct your own search!

Anything to add? Anything to delete? If so, go to "site submissions" page!

 

 

 

 

The Explorers' Project...

Discoverers Web Homepage--Chronologically arranged links to explorers, both real and fictional

Age of Exploration--on-line lesson plan which includes many links to explorers and American civilizations

Exploration and Discovery--History Online site collection of various links to related sites

The History of Cartography--Collection of historical maps and more, arranged by area and period

Working with Maps: Explorers--Includes sample journal entries from Columbus' voyage, Magellan, and more

CIA World Factbook--Maps, flags, documents, and a variety of information about nations around the world

World Travel Guide--Excellent, easy-to-use source for a variety of travel and country information

American Express Travel--Travel tips, country information, and more

The Virtual Reference Desk--Includes selected government documents, maps, travel information, time zones, etc.

Outline of Objects and Topics in 1492--Information about the peoples of pre-colonial America from the Library of Congress' 1492 Exhibit

Research-It!--Quick tools to find a variety of information

Currency Converter--Converts many world currencies automatically

How Far Is It?--Automatically calculates direct distances between major cities of the world

Index of History Class Notes--North Park University History Department's notes on a variety of topics relevant to Medieval World studies (submitted by Louisa V, 6 th grade, in March of 1998)

Also check Globalinks' World History or Places sections of the general sites page, or conduct your own search!

Anything to add? Anything to delete? If so, go to "site submissions" page!