How to Make a Middle Ages Lapbook http://gypsymeadows.blogspot.com/2012/02/medieval-lapbook.html
Step 1: Choose a Topic You will focus on one aspect (part) of the middle ages. Here are some suggestions: • Knights • Medieval Tournaments • Manor Life • The Church • Medieval Trade Fairs • The Crusades • The Hundred Years’ War • Black Death/Bubonic Plague • Myths, Legends, and Heroes
Step 2: Choose subtopics for each of your mini-books. Take notes. Do some preliminary research. Choose at least five subtopics for each of your mini-books. Take notes on important facts, stories, and information you want to include in your mini-books. Put everything in your own words. You can use the following pages to record your notes.
Step 3: Make Mini-books • Print mini-books for each subtopic from homeschoolshare.com/lapbooking_resources.php. • Organize your notes into each mini-book. • Reread and edit your work. • Cut, fold, and add illustrations. http://www.homeschoolinthewoods.com/HTTA/PPS/TheMiddleAges.htm
Step 4: Make Lapbook • Organize and glue mini-books into a folder to make your lapbook. • Create a cover for your lapbook. http://jimmiescollage.com/2007/02/middle-ages-lapbook/
Step 5: Share Share your lapbook and what you have learned about the topic with your classmates. http://afted.blogspot.com/2011/04/medieval-times-lapbook.html
You will be graded on…. • Basic Requirements: Cover, 5 mini-books • Research: Accurate information, staying on topic, organization • Writing: Information in your own words • Editing: Spelling, grammar, sentence structure • Neatness and Creativity: Lapbook should have color and include a variety of mini-books • Sharing: Share your discoveries with the class on the due date, __________. Show what you have learned.