The Magical History Tour Unit 7


“The Age of Merchants”

Explore the magnificent Gothic cathedrals.  Make your own stained “glass” window.   Learn a new dance.   Travel on the Silk Road with Marco Polo.  Join one of the many crusades.  Form a guild.  There is a lot going on in this time period.

This 11 X 14” poster is a great visual reference to hang on your classroom wall.  The Poster Pack also includes an 8½ X 11” black and white copy of the poster to print for each student.

The Gothic Period Poster Pack – 3 page PDF file

The 3-D Display Pack includes the architecture and fashion of the time period.

Pop-up Architecture – Gothic Cathedral

4 Paper Mannequins dressed in Gothic Period clothing

The Gothic Period Display Pack – 4 page PDF file

Learn about the people, places, and events of the Gothic Period by reading this 8 page history book.

The Gothic Period History Book – 4 page PDF file

History is represented in illustrations your students can color.

The Gothic Period Coloring Book – 3 page PDF file

Play a game of 20 questions to find out how much you know about the Gothic Period.

The Gothic Period Trivia Game – 4 page PDF file


  • “If I Lived in the Gothic Period…” Cut and Paste Worksheet
  • Gothic Period Vocabulary Matching Worksheet
  • Make a Rose Window Art Page

The Gothic Period Worksheet Pack #1 – 3 page PDF file


  • The Age of Merchants Maze Worksheet
  • The Silk Road Read and Match Worksheet
  • Fold-out Museum – Gothic Art

The Gothic Period Worksheet Pack #2 – 3 page PDF file





Click the image below to view or print the game.

Roll a die. Collect the building parts. Build your cathedral.

Build It Game – 3 page PDF file – FREE

Click any of the craft photos below to go to the blog page that features the craft.

Make a pair of long-toed shoes.
Have a shoe fashion show.

Make this portable puppet theater.
Put on a puppet show.

Cut a design. Add tissue paper.
Let the light shine through.