Medieval History thru' the Arts

Elective
Social Studies
K - 4th
Monday 9:10 am - 10:10 am
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Course Description

Join us as we travel across the pond and centuries back to a place of Kings Queens, Peasants & Nobility. Creative Creatures & Co., using ‘Story of the World: Medieval Ages’ as our guide, is excited to offer a new look on traditional art history. Every 2 weeks, students will not only study an important focus of the Medieval time period (from early, high and late middle ages) but also create works of art inspired by the artisans of the time. We will be using art tools straight from the 5th-15th century as we learn to make our paint, dye our own fabric, hammer our own metal and apply gold leafing to our work. 

TUITION: $240 Please see note on material expected EACH class. 


WE ACCEPT ALL CHARTERS
Excel, ILEAD, Inspire, NUA, Golden Valley, Epic, Elite, Sky Mountain, Pathways, Springs, Sage Oak, Summit, Compass, Scale (Let us know if you are with another charter and we will be happy to join)
You can find us under 'Creative Creatures & Co.' or try 'Creative Creatures and Co.'

Since our time in class is only 1 hour a week and we don't give homework we really encourage our families to purchase the SOTW book and read or have your student read the chapters we are learning about (Curriculums with chapters will be sent out before the semester starts). If you wish to follow along with us this year, I highly recommend the Story of the World book: Volume II: Middle Ages by Susan Wise Bauer. I also recommend the activity book, it is such a great book filled with recipes, map work, craft projects, stories and questions relating to the Medieval Times and is a great way to dive into the history outside of our class!

SOTW BOOK:
https://www.amazon.com/Story-World-History-Classical-Renaissance-ebook/dp/B00CLUJ1WK/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=story+of+the+world+volume+2&qid=1587391270&sr=8-2

SOTW ACTIVITY BOOK:
https://www.amazon.com/Story-World-Classical-Activity-Renaissance/dp/1933339136/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=story+of+the+world+volume+2+activity+book&qid=1587391250&sr=8-2

Details

Availability
Closed
Class Type
Elective
Category
Social Studies
Meets
Monday
09:10 am - 10:10 am
Location
Orange County Campus
Room
M 103
Grades
K - 4th
Tuition Amount
$ 240.00 USD /term
Material Fee
$ 0.00 USD /term
Accepts Charters
Yes
Homework
Since our time in class is only 1 hour a week and we don't give homework we really encourage our families to purchase the SOTW book and read or have your student read the chapters we are learning about. Please see class description for book links.
Other Information
With everything going on we are needing to change our policy on supplies, whether we go online or in person, to protect our students and teachers we are asking that each student supplies their own mini art kit, we have simplified it to a wonderful list of materials that hopefully you have some of at home already and the others we have provided a quick amazon list. You can also find the materials at any hobby shop, 99 cent store, Daiso, target, staples..etc, I know a lot of companies are offering great back to school deals right now! ART SUPPLIES NEEDED: 1)Sketch Book 2)Mixed Media Paper Pad 3)Watercolor Paper pad 4)Watercolor palette (preferably one that comes with a brush) 5)Oil Pastels or Crayons 6)shoe box or small box to keep everything in so students can have the supplies ready for each class! OPTIONAL ITEMS: 7)India ink (you could always use a fine tip black pen too) 8)Basic Gouache or acrylic set, whichever feels more comfortable for your family, if you want to just stick to the watercolor set that would be perfectly fine too! Additional supplies that you may have in home: scrap cardboard (we will be using these as paint palettes) watercups for paints We will be dropping our class fee to $240 from $255 due to this new change. AMAZON LIST OF SUPPLIES (these are the brands we love but by all means if you find something more affordable do that!): https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/359SHP79VBLBK?ref_=wl_share

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