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Supplements for Teachers: Raven Speak
Vikings, Viking mythology, social structure
Jorgen (the skald), Asa, and Asa's father all think they know what is best for the clan. If you were a clan member, whom would you want as a leader? Why?
When you listen to a respected leader or politician give a speech, how do you know whether or not to believe them?
Is Wenda an ordinary human or does she really have god-like powers?
Provide examples from the story to prove your point.
Have you ever made a personal sacrifice for the good of your family or community? Describe that sacrifice. Was it worth it?
Brew your own tea from a ginger root, a cinnamon stick, or a rosemary sprig
Make a pair of Viking shoes (see Technology in the Time of the Vikings below)
Carve an amulet from soap or craft one from clay
Eyewitness Books: Viking (Susan M. Margess) Striking photographs and illustrations.
Craftsmen, Traders, And Fearsome Raiders: The Real Vikings (Melvin Berger and Gilda Berger) A colorful publication by the National Geographic Society.
Technology in the Time of the Vikings (Hicks) A good source of information on everyday life for the Vikings, as well as pages of craft ideas to replicate some of their items.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Aron Ralston) Fascinating first-person account of a young man who, after a climbing accident, had to amputate his own arm then hike out of the wilderness in order to survive.