When dawn breaks, people inside castle walls begin a very busy day. Servants who live in the castle must prepare meals for the baron, prepare his clothes and keep the castle safe. They arise in the morning to build fires for cooking and carrying water from the well. Other servants may assist the baron and his family in getting dressed, or taking a bath. Kids visit other time periods and learn about everyday life. This is an excellent resource for classroom units studying knighthood, the Vikings, the Roman Empire, Egypt. An abundance of information is included for each topic, and it is presented in a colorful, chart-like format that children will enjoy. This is a highly recommended resource for classroom social studies teachers. 1998, (orig.