From Asia through the Middle East and into Europe, life during the Middle Ages was tumultuous and often perilous. This story, told from the perspective of the Chinese philosopher, Confucius, explores the morality, events, and social order of eastern and western cultures during this period. Illustrated with period works of art and complemented with music, this rich narrative of the Middle Ages encourages intelligent interpretation and reflection. This multiple-use software is perfect in classrooms, for independent study, and for libraries.
Supplementary materials include higher order discussion questions, suggestions for follow-up activities, interactive time lines, web links for gathering additional information, and other resources. A comprehensive Teacher’s Guide offers suggestions for multiple classroom uses, including using a case study approach.
Correlates with state and national social studies standards.
Ages 10 to adult. $49.95
PC: Pentium II (350 MHz), 24x CD-ROM, Windows 98 (64 MB RAM) or Windows NT/2000/ME/XP(128 MB RAM)
Macintosh: Power Mac G3, 64 MB RAM, 24x CD-ROM, Mac OS 8.6/9.x (64 MB RAM) or Mac OS X(128 MB RAM)