The Viking Adventure of Garvik the Grim
Viking history is taught in a dynamic project-based STEAM format that combines a role playing game with an engaging lesson that supports and enhances the story line.
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Once per week
over 8 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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The student will learn about Viking culture, mythology and technology between 700 and 800 ad. They will navigate the world and travel as the Vikings did from Norway to places such as Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, Britain, France, Portugal and Morocco. At the beginning of each class, students will spend 15 minutes learning about the Vikings and then will go on a Viking adventure. They will man a Viking ship and work together to create a journey worthy of a saga. Not only...
My time in Rothskilde, Norway rowing a Viking ship inspired me and my son to learn more and it was a meaningful experience for us both. As we continued to explore the Viking world together, I kept finding teachable moments for my son that drew on the characters and scenarios that we had learned about. I combined my experience with fantasy role playing games, my wife’s experiences in teaching and coaching and my son’s appetite for adventure to create a game that captured our collective passion and our own love of adventure and history.
1 file available upon enrollmentCharacter sheets will be provided so that the students can map out their characters. There will be a PowerPoint presentation with maps, images and key points to aid in their understanding and support the story. A free dice rolling app such as ‘RPG Single Dice’ or a physical dice set will be necessary.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The brutal nature of the Viking culture can be difficult for children and, because I have a seven year old, I understand the need to step over some aspects of the time period. By focusing on the art, technology and tools of the Viking age, the realities of combat are largely avoided. There will be battle scenarios and fictitious villains will meet a bloodless end but the student’s characters will not die and innocent bystanders will remain unharmed.
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312 total reviews
283 completed classes
When I was growing up, I had teachers that really inspired me. I still explore science because my teachers made it an adventure. I got to be the one leading the adventures while homeschooling my son. I realized that I could take my own...