Byzantines, Russians, and

Turks Interact

(500 - 1500 A.D.)

Byzantines, Russians, and Turks Interact 

$90 for 3 weeks

Teacher

Allison Bruning

Textbook

We will be using "World History: Patterns of Interaction, Student Edition Survey" by Holt McDougal. ISBN: 978-0547491127. This textbook is available on Amazon.

Homework

Homework assignments are given through Classcraft. Students will have 4 - 8 assignments per week that build from simple to complex. The homework listed below is the final assignment (complex one) for that week in Classcraft. 

Subjects

History

Ages

12 - 18  years old

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: The Byzantine Empire

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will identify Justinian, Justinian Code, Hagia Sophia, patriarch, icon, excommunication, and Cyrillic alphabet.

Students will describe how they would expand their own Byzantine Empire. 

Students will examine the Justinian Code. 

Students will explain why governments so often build magnificent buildings such as the Hagia Sophia. 

Students will summarize the life and historical contributions of Empress Theodora.

Students will infer how the plague might have helped make Byzantium more vulnerable to foreign attacks.

Students will infer how Saint Basil might view a lavish and extravagant lifestyle. 

Students will compare/contrast the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodoxy churches. 

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 1 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 306.

2) Read pages 307 - 313 in course textbook.

3) Complete the History Through Art Connect to Today questions on page 313.

Session 2: The Russian Empire

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify Slavs, Vladimir, Yaroslav the Wise, Alexander Nevsky, Ivan III and czar.

Students will examine the Viking invasions of Eastern Europe from 820 - 941 A.D.

Students will explain why Vladimir thought it was important that all his subjects become Christians. 

Students will examine the Mongol invasions.

Students will explain why Moscow's location was significant. 

Students will summarize the life and historical contributions of Ivan III.

Students will analyze Russian religious art and architecture.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 2 Assessment and Multimedia Activity on page 311.

2) Read pages 314 - 317 in course textbook.

Session 3: Turkish Empires Rise in Anatolia

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify Seljuks, vizier and Malik Shah.

Students will describe the advantages nomadic people would have in fighting settled people.

Students will summarize the life and historical contributions of Malik Shah.

Students will explain why the Crusades took place.

Students will examine the history and founding of Turkey. 

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