French Monarchs Through History – Early Semester


    “Learning about the lives of each individual French Monarch is a fascinating way to learn about the history of one of the largest empires to ever exist.”
    ~ Prof. Alex



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    Historical French building for the French Monarchs through History course at Athena's Advanced Academy
    Novice EducatorProf. Alex Koehler
    Content LevelsGrades 5-6 • Upper Elementary
    Grades 6-7 • Middle School
    Course Length8 Weeks
    Live Webinars Held OnThursdays, 11:00 - 11:50 AM Pacific - 8/15/24 - 10/11/24

    Understanding the progression of French Monarchs is a critical component of understanding French History. This class will introduce you to the intriguing lives of the French Monarchs.

    The focus will be on understanding their backgrounds and major historical events that occurred during their reigns. It is hoped that students will leave this class with a broad expanse of knowledge regarding how the monarchs fit into the fabric of history.

    French Monarchs Through History will cover the presidents starting with Louis I to Napoleon, with a brief overview of the French presidents as well.

    What to expect in the Required section in the classroom each week:

    • Read the weekly assignment in the course textbook.
    • Watch 1-2 videos about the weekly subject.
    • Respond to 1-2 forum prompts — writing at least one five-sentence paragraph for each.
    • Respond with positive and encouraging comments on their classmates’ posts in the classroom forums.

    What to expect in the Highly Suggested & Optional sections in the classroom each week:

    • Curated resources, including websites & videos, are provided to excite learners and to add depth to the subject matter.
    • An extra forum to continue learning.

    What to expect during the weekly webinar:

    • Weekly webinars are 50 minutes long. Webinars are recorded and are available for students with schedule conflicts.
    • Primary instruction and guided discussions are provided during live webinars.
    • Active Participation (via the microphone and chat) in online class discussions.

    Before taking this course, students should be able to: 

    • Read at a solid 4th-grade level or above.
    • Write a few sentences independently.

    Students should be willing to:

    • Actively participate (via the microphone) in the class discussion.
    • Encourage class discussion by adding their questions/ideas in the chat window during the webinar.
    • Respond with positive and encouraging comments on their classmates’ posts in the classroom forums.

    Required books & materials: