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Unit 7 The Emergence of New Empires
 
Chapter 23 The Eastern Slavs
50 A.D. - 1035 A.D.

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Day 1
Topic 23-1 Early Eastern Slavs   
Objective
Describe what life and economic developmnt was like for the earliest Eastern Slavs.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Izbas: one-room log cabin with a gabled roof and wooden window frames
Slash-and-burn:
cutdown trees, burn to produce fertilzer, plant crops

IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes)  Places to Locate
Volga River
Baltic Sea
Caspian Sea

Slavic Countries  1:44
Jugoslavja: Land of the South Slavs  4:31
Nizhny Novgorod and Volga River  4:31
 
IMAGES OF DAILY LIFE IN SLOVENIA'S PAST
Images of Daily Life in Slovenia's Past part 1  6:29
Images of Daily Life in Slovenia's Past part 2 6:19

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 23-1 Early Eastern Slavs pp. 347-349

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Time Line of The Eastern Slavs

 

Day 2
Topic  23-2 Kievan Rus
Objective
Summarize how early Rus states developed around Kiev.
Analyze how Eastern Christianity influenced the Rus.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Steppe: grasslands
Rus: warrior band
Boyars:
landowning nobles
Veche:
assembly that handles daily matters of the town

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Valdimir I: grand prince of Kiev and first Christian ruler of Kievan Rus
Rurik:
prince of Novgorod, founder of the Russian State, or the first Russian monarchy.
Oleg: established the state of Kievan Rus

IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Places to Locate
Varangian Route
Kiev:
southern most town on the Varangian trading route
Smolensk
Dnieper River
Don River
Volga River

 

Rulers of the Rurik Dynasty

Princes of Novgorod

  • Riurik (c. 860Events First attack on Constantinople by Swedish Vikings (the Rus, see Varangians). Ethelbert succeeds as king of Wessex. Byzantine missionaries Cyril and Methodius arrive in Khazaria. The later Harald I of Norway becomes king. Michael I succeeds Sophroni– 879)
     
  • Oleg Oleg of Kiev (also known as Helgi ruled Russia Kievan Rus from (( 879- 912) A relation of the first ruler Rurik, the Varangian Oleg was entrusted by Rurik to take care of his kingdom, and also his young son Ingvar ( Igor). Oleg transferred the capital of (Regent) ( 879– 912)

Rulers of Kievan Rus

Kievan Rus : Old Ukraine  2:59

UKRAINE: THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 1/6  9:59
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 2/6  9:36
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 3/6  9:27
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 4/6  9:39
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 5/6  9:15
Ukraine: The Birth of a Nation 6/6  1:06

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 23-2 Kievan Rus pp. 349-352
Vladimir I and the Eastern Orthodox Church
Yaroslav the Wise
Decline of Kievan Rus

Resources

 

Day 3
Topic    Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets)
Objective
Learn about the life of Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets) a Kievan Rus mythical folk hero.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
IYLA MUROMETS
Ilya Muromets  1/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  2/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  3/9  10:00
Resources

 

Day 4 
Topic    Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets)
Objective
Learn about the life of Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets) a Kievan Rus mythical folk hero.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
IYLA MUROMETS
Ilya Muromets  4/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  5/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  6/9  10:00
Resources

 

Day  5
Topic    Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets)
Objective
Learn about the life of Elijah of Murom (Ilya Muromets) a Kievan Rus mythical folk hero.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
IYLA MUROMETS
Ilya Muromets  7/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  8/9  10:00
Ilya Muromets  9/9   6:52
Resources

 

Day 3
Topic   23-3 The Mongol Conquest 
Objective
Explain changes the Mongols brought about in Rus life.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Khan: mongol leader

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know

IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Places to Locate
Volga River  

Mongol Invasion of Europe  1222 - 1242  3:29
Battle of Legnica  1:37                             

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Atlas of World History
                  

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Altlas of World History pp. 48-49

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Mongol Empire Spans Eurasia  27a & 27b

 

Resources

 

Day 4
Topic    23-3 The Mongol Conquest
Objective
View a service of the Eastern Orthodox church.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH
Eastern Orthodox Church Part 1 of 3  8:22
Eastern Orthodox Church Part 2 of 3  5:36
Eastern Orthodox Church Part 3 of 3  8:22

Icons of the Orthodox Church  4:51
Tradional Dress of the Eastern Slavs  9:02  with Slavic music

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 23-3 The Mongol Conquest pp. 353-354
The Church
Daily Life

Resources

 

Day 5
Topic    23-4 The Rise of Moscow
Objective
Examine how the czars affected life in Rus states.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Kremlin: fortress
Czar: emperor

 Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Ivan the Great: 1440-1505; Ivan the Great unified Russia under one ruler - the tsar - and provided freedom from the Golden Horde
Ivan the Terrible:
1530-1584; known for his brutal ruling, centralised administration of Russia and expanding Russias borders

 IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Places to Locate
Moscow

Ivan the Great  4:20
Ivan the Terrible and Russians vs. Muslim Tartars  9:11
Ivan the Terrible  Part 1  1943  5:32
Ivan the Terrible: Documentary   4:36
Kremlin and Red Square 4:38
Inside the Kremlin Walls  2:26

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 23-4 The Rise of Moscow pp. 354-358

Resources

 

Day
Topic    
Objective
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Resources

 

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Assignments    crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Art Activity    BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Lesson Plan      braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Tests     IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Maps     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Resources    
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Field Trips     Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Computer      bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Book      Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Games    star.gif (2279 bytes)Extra Credit

PRINCES OF NOVGOROD
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Princes of Novgorod Historical Atlas  Novgorod was an important trade centre and a military stronghold, which was conquered by the Swedish viking Rurik c. 862. Rurik became the founder of the first Russians state and the dynasty which would rule Russia until the end of the 16th century.  Includes list of Princes from 860-1478
RURIK
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Rurik the Viking
The Viking Rurik was the founder of the Russian State, or the first Russian monarchy.
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Russia Before 1917  Before 1917 a Danish Viking named Rurik settled in Novgorod. Rurik became ruler in 862A.D. When Rurik came to Russia he found Slavic-speaking farmers and hunters. He united these tribes into a single, well-organized government.
RUSSIA
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Russian Heritage Resource Packet  128 pages of lesson plans, activities, and worksheets.
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Russian Orthodox Onion Dome p.32
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Time Line of Ancient Russia
VALDIMIR
Note02.gif (247 bytes)  Instrutions to his Children
VARINGIANS
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Northmen in Russia—origin and customs of the Varangian  Three theories as to the origin of the Varingians
YAROSLAV the WISE
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Prince Yaroslav the Wise
 
 


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