Mr. Skipper is a descendant of the Maxwell clan of Scotland.

His father is James Maxwell Skipper; his grandmother was Louise Maxwell.

His great-grandfather was Luther Maxwell.

His two brothers are James Maxwell (Jr.) and John Luther.

His first name, Louis, is from his grandmother.

His sister is Rebecca Louise, also named after their grandmother.

Great Sources for Information:

     The Finer Times

     Camelot International


     Lords and Ladies/ Middle Ages for Kids


Your paper on the Middle Ages will have 

three sub-topics: feudalism and two 

choices from this list.





     YouTube video by Chelsea Fraumeni

     As illustrated by Monty Python




Alfred, the Great

Children in the Middle Ages

     The Finer Times

     2020 site pdf

King Arthur

     How Stuff Works

     King Arthur dot Com Legend

     Lords and Ladies/ Middle Ages for Kids

Mary I

     ThoughtCo (formerly

Merlin, the Magician

     Encyclopedia Britannica online

     King Arthur's Knights


Life in the Middle Ages

Games and Recreation

     Eastern Illinois University

Hair Styles

     PDF of Medieval Chronicles article


     Mystery in the Middle Ages

     Teacher Created Materials 1994 PDF


     Annenberg Learner

Life in a Castle

     Exploring Castles


Work and Leisure

     Lords and Ladies/ Middle Ages for Kids

     The Finer Times (Activities in the Middle Ages)

     The Finer Times (Work in the Middle Ages)

Holidays and Celebrations

     Medieval Life dot Net

     Medieval Life and Times

Halloween in the Middle Ages

     New York Carver






     PDF of Medieval Chronicles article


     The Finer Times

     Lords and Ladies/ Middle Ages for Kids


     Annenberg Learner

Becoming a Knight

     Book Source

     Medieval Life and Times

The Black Death

     All About History

     History Learning Site

     Eyewitness to History

Crime and Punishment

     Camelot International

     The Finer Times

     2020 site pdf


     Medievalists dot net

     What is a Dragon? (


     Heraldry for Kids

     English Heritage dot Org

     Middle Ages for Kids

     Symbols and Their Meanings

The Hundred Years War

     Kiddle Encyclopedia



     Teacher Created Materials 1994 pdf

Knights Templar

     Lords and Ladies/ Middle Ages for Kids


     Medieval Life and Times

     Medieval Chronicles (Lots of information, lots of ads)


     The Finer Times

     Annenberg Learner

Siege Weapons

     Lords and Ladies / Middle Ages for Kids

The Tudor Era

     DK FindOut

     National Geographic for Kids


Caerlaverock Castle

Research Project Checklist

Cover Page*


Middle Ages Collage*



Title Page

Table of Contents


Paper - Topic #1

Paper - Topic #2

Paper - Topic #3


Works Cited

College Collage

Personal Collage*


Bio Poem

     Example and Design




*PowerPoint is normally in landscape/ horizontal format. Use these directions to change it to portrait/ vertical.  When you are finished, save it as a JPEG file.

Open PowerPoint > Design > Slide Size (far right) > Custom Slide Size > Orientation > Portrait > Width 8.5 > Height 11 > Ensure Fit > OK

In Google slides, the same thing can be achieved:

File > Page Setup > Custom > 8x10


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