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Make learning social studies fun with EduPress' Hands-on Heritage: Vikings Activity Book. This book is packed with historical information, arts, crafts, games, cooking and more! Learn-and-do cross-curricular activities will help children learn about different aspects of Viking culture, including a Viking governing council, skalds, jewelry, trade, runes, and more.
Viking: Discover the Story of the Vikings, Book & CDSusan M. MargesonDK / 2010 / Hardcover$15.29 Retail:
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DK Eyewitness books give strength to the maxim that "a picture's worth a thousand words." Hundreds of photographs will give you an up-close look at Vikings. Learn about Viking warriors, weapons, women and children, trading between east and west, Viking warships, kings and freemen, Viking burials, spinning and weaving, runes and picture stones, and more. 72 indexed pages, hardcover with clip-art CD-ROM.
Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of 9th-century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of monks, peasants and rulers alike for two centuries. But the Vikings were more than just marine terrorists, and this atlas shows their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers, settlers and mercenaries.
Learn about the lives of the Vikings with this Dover Boost coloring book. Filled with ready-to-color illustrations that feature detailed historical captions, these 38 images and their accompanying educational notes will help your students learn about Viking life in Norway and Iceland, raids into England and France, presence in America and Russia, ship construction, weapons, art, literature, battles, and much more.
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Ethan's dad has invented a time machine, but one day he disappears leaving Ethan scrambling to find him. Along with his two best friends, Ethan uses the machine to go back in time to try and find his father. What the boys encounter is up to you---with interactive choices built in to the story, you decide their fate using important Bible lessons to help make your decisions.
This adventure will bring you face to face with pirates, Vikings, monks, and more. Also included are fun puzzles and word games that are filled with fun facts about the historical times that the boys travel to.
The coast of Ireland in the 9th century is the prey of Viking marauders. Young Ness has been taken captive by Beorn, on his first raiding trip with his father's band of warriors. She must accompany them as they make their way back to Denmark, and so experiences the dangerous tensions and misfortunes that threaten the entire fleet.
After Hiarandi is unjustly slain, his sixteen-year-old son Rolf is made outlaw by the same murderous neighbors. Rolf flees Iceland with his faithful cousin Frodi, only to be enslaved in the Orkneys by proud Grani. However, when the marauding baresarks arrive, master and slave alike must fight for their lives-and Rolf is the only man who can string the mighty Viking bow. Allen French's tale of Iceland told in the classic saga form, is an exciting story of Christian versus pagan values, forgiveness versus pride.
The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow Comprehension GuideEmily FischerVeritas Press / Trade Paperback$13.95Availability: In StockStock No: WW710793
While simply reading books is important, students should know how to dig deep into a work of literature. Veritas Press Literature Guides are designed to be used in the "grammar stage" of the classical education model, and will help your student(s) to increase comprehension on a literal and inferential level, build vocabulary, identify Biblical values in the literature being read, identify different genres of writing, and improve writing abilities.
In the The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow Veritas Press Comprehension Guide, students complete comprehension and critical thinking questions along with multiple activities per chapter, which include drawing portraits of characters, writing poetry, and more. 50 reproducible pages, paperback. Line-listed answer key included. Grade 4.
A thousand years ago when the Vikings roamed the seas, led by their Norse gods, there lived a man in Norway called Erik the Red. He was able and strong but his temper was wild, and after a fight he was banned from Norway. So he sailed to Iceland. There he built a farm, found a wife, and lived in peace for a while. But then he began to quarrel and fight again, and it wasn't long before he had to flee from Iceland, too.
Join Jack and Annie as they go on another adventure, this time to the Dark Ages in Ireland. Here they must locate a missing story, but find themselves caught up in a Viking invasion! Will they have enough courage to complete their mission?
The Dragon and the Raven -- MP3 Audio CDs UnabridgedG.A. HentyJim Hodges Productions / MP3$16.49 Retail:
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During the struggle between the Saxons and Vikings, 23-year-old Alfred ascended the throne and temporarily beat back the pagan hordes and signed a peace treaty. Following another war in 878, peace was again achieved; the Danish King Guthrum accepted Christianity and withdrew to East Anglia, and Alfred the Great fortified cities, built a navy, codified laws, and revived learning among the Saxons until his death in A.D. 900. The hero is a Saxon thane named Edmund who joins the forces of King Alfred, and then fights the Danes on land and in their own element, the sea, in his ship The Dragon. Carried by storms to the shores of Norway, he defeats Sweyn the Viking in single combat, takes part in the siege of Paris on behalf of the Franks, and tracks down his nemesis in order to rescue the Danish maiden he will later marry.
7 hours, 40 minutes.
This is an MP3 CD and will thus play on computers, DVD players, and MP3-compatible CD Players only.
From the creator of exciting, historically accurate fiction for young readers comes this tale of loyalty and courage in 11th-century Britain. Wulf and his best friend, Beorn, fight bravely for their Saxon king - capturing castles, rescuing shipwrecked survivors, repelling Viking invaders, and fighting the Battle of Hastings.
Half-Saxon, half-Dane, Cynwulf lives apart in a wrecked Viking ship, a misfit. When his battle-axe is found in the skull of a prominent Anglo-Saxon, Cynwulf must clear his name-or face the vengeance of the community.
Living under constant threat from murdering Vikings, the Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon community and the monks at the Benedictine Abbey discover that the real threat to their existence lurks within the gate. Half-bred Saxon and Dane, Cynwulf lives apart in a dwelling made from a salvaged Viking ship, a misfit in the community. Life is hard in 8th century England, but Cynwulf dreams of living it with the fair Haeddi. But he has rivals determined to bar him from the union. All hope seems lost for Cynwulf when his battle-axe is found in the skull of a prominent member of the Anglo-Saxon Mead Hall. With the aid of Godwine, the mangled monk, Cynwulf must clear his name-or face the vengeance of the community.
West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery Adventure and FaithLars WalkerNordskog Publishing / 2009 / Trade Paperback$6.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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Lars Walker's third novel about the Vikings begins in the year 1001. King Olaf Trygvesson is dead, but his sister's husband, Erling Skjalgsson, carries on his dream of a Christian Norway that preserves its traditional freedoms. Rather than do a dishonorable deed, Erling relinquishes his power and lands. He and his household board ships and sail west to find a new life with Leif Eriksson in Greenland. This voyage, though, will be longer and more dangerous than they ever imagined. It will take them to an unexplored country few Europeans had seen. Demonic forces will pursue them, but the greatest danger of all may be in a dark secret carried by Father Aillil, Erling's Irish priest.
The Viking Quest Series
Viking Quest Series #2: Mystery of the Silver CoinsLois Walfrid JohnsonMoody Publishers / 2003 / Trade Paperback$6.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
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Sagas & High School Resources
Gisli Sursson's Saga And The Saga Of The People Of EyriMartin RegalPenguin Classics / 2004 / Trade Paperback$14.40 Retail:
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