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Children and Games in the Middle Ages  - HC
Children and Games in the Middle Ages  - HC
Children and Games in the Middle Ages - HC
9780778713494 | In Stock
In the Middle Ages, a family’s position in society determined where children lived, what type of education they received, and what games they played. This colorful new book features beautiful artwork that helps show how children spent their days in medieval times. Topics include:
• the importance of family
• a carefree life for young children up to the age of seven
• homemade toys
• indoor games including chess, backgammon, and cards
• outdoor activities including hunting, horseback riding, and archery
• growing up a peasant
• children in town
• apprenticeships for older children
• noble boys learning how to become a knight
• noble girls learning how a lady runs a household
• clothing and hygiene
• education according to sex and status
• religion and a child’s moral upbringing
• holidays
• community fun at markets and fairs Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The Medieval World
Author(s): Lynne Elliott

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 7.1
Dewey: 796.093
Lexile: 1110L
Copyright: 2004

Children and Games in the Middle Ages

Medieval Towns, Trade, and Travel, Children and Games in the Middle Ages "Crabtree's Medieval World series...feature(s) color illustrations that are photographs of archival medieval book and tapestry illustrations, with some original drawings skillfully done to blend in. There are also some photographs of medieval buildings. All illustrations are captioned, providing supplementary information to the text...(These) books would be appropriate for upper elementary students, particularly where medieval history forms part of the social studies curriculum." —Catholic Library World, 12/04