Welcome to the 2nd half of the Spring Term

Keep and eye on STAR HOMEWORKS and also HISTORY IN THE NEWS Do look - there are some interesting new articles!

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Sorry this has been so long in coming - it would not behave itself as well as I hoped but after an hour and 3 tries - I had to give up!


Unit 4D: The Vikings
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To the site who gave us kind permission to use some of their pictures:http://hurstwic.org/index.html
And if you want to know more about the Vikings go to this page
From there, there are links to sections on
  • in the Viking Age
  • n the Viking Age – includes Raids, Duels and about the Vikings in North America
  • Arts, Shipbuilding, and other Manufacturing including more about weapons
  • Martial Arts, Shipbuilding, and other Manufacturing
What did they find at L’Anse aux Meadows?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%27Anse_aux_Meadows
http://archaeology.about.com/cs/explorers/a/anseauxmeadows.htm



I have put William's Viking message up for a few days to see who can work it out - I cheated because it was taking me AGES

Unit 4E: Castles
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Links: For the homework: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/destroywave.html
A trebouchet game - kept me amused for quite a time! http://www.globalspec.com/Trebuchet/
I-phone games: http://www.jeffwofford.com/?p=418

Unit 4F: Gunpowder

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:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_gunpowder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunpowder
http://www.musketeer.ch/blackpowder/history.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_cannon
http://www.hyw.com/books/history/cannon.htm

Unit 5A: Introduction to Native Americans

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The link for the homework is here: http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/houses/housingmap.html#buttons
Here are links to lots of myths and legends

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/NA-Legends.html
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-apachelegends.html
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/NA-BlackfeetLegends.html
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/NA-SiouxLegends.html
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/NA-ZuniLegends.html
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/NA-Proverbs.html
http://www.angelfire.com/ca/Indian/stories.html