Feudalism Teacher Resources
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New! Feudal Powers in Japan
This is a traditional textbook chapter on feudal powers in Japan, which includes vocabulary, note-taking tips in the sidebar, main ideas, and follow-up assessment questions. It also incorporates opportunities for art analysis and geography skill building, and concludes with an in-depth look at the uniform of a Japanese samurai soldier.
Young scholars simulate the social rank of feudal Europe. In this medieval world history lesson, students use M&M's to represent the social ranking and power in feudal Europe. Included in this lesson is background information and a discussion guide for after the simulation has been completed.
Simulation: Feudal Candy
Students play a role-playing game using candy to identify the order of a feudalistic society. For this world history lesson, students identify the order of societal rank and loyalties within feudal Europe.
Feudalism at Work
Students examine feudal class structure. In this Medieval Ages lesson, students participate in a classroom simulation and then discuss the roles of kings, barons, bishops, lords, and peasants in the feudal world. Students respond to discussion questions about the experience.
Knight or Samurai? Feudalism in Europe and Asia
Seventh graders compare feudal societies in Europe and Asia. In this feudalism lesson, 7th graders research the political, economic, and social attributes of feudal Europe and feudal Asia. Students create feudalism picture books as a culminating activity.
The Feudal System: Castles at War
Young scholars study the feudal system of the Middle Ages. In this Middle Ages instructional activity, students watch "The Feudal System at War". Young scholars listen to an instructor-delivered lecture regarding the roles of monarchs, nobles, knights, and peasants. Students then write first- person narratives from their points of view.
Experiencing Japanese Feudalism
Young scholars identify that a system of feudalism similar to that of medieval Europe developed in Japan by 1300. Students identify the social hierarchy of feudal Japan. Young scholars identify what the cultural basis for the relationships among social groups. Students identify and interpret through role-play how feudal Japan was similar to and different from feudal Europe.
Differentiated Tea Party: Important Groups in Feudal Japan
Students research the different groups in Feudal Japan. In this Japanese people lesson, students are broken into different groups representing the different roles in Japan. They research their group and have a "tea party" in which they interact with their classmates and find information about the other groups.
How did the Feudal System Work?
In this feudal system instructional activity, students copy a diagram showing the feudal system, read and complete fill-in the blank questions, and define 4 key terms.
How Did Feudalism Shape Japanese Society?
Using a play as their primary text, the class considers how Feudalism shaped Japanese society. They use dialogue from the play to support their answers to 8 different questions.
The Feudal System: Castles At War
Young scholars create a first person account of life in the middle ages from the perspective of a king, noble, knight or peasant. They view and discuss a Discovery Channel video then research the roles and responsibilities of their class level and what daily life may have been like for a person of that station.
Knight or Samurai? Feudalism in Europe and Asia
Seventh graders research aspects of either European or Japanese feudalism and create a skit to present their findings to the class. For the post-assessment, 7th graders create a picture book describing reasons for feudalism as well as political, economic and social characteristics of these two societies.
Feudalism in Japan and Europe
Seventh graders participate in a series of lessons that compares and contrasts the history of feudalism in Europe and Japan. They conduct research in order to comprehend any differences or similarities.
Feudalism in Europe Ch 13
Use these worksheets to build vocabulary, guide reading on Feudal Europe. Alongside several informational paragraphs on Feudalism in Europe, there are vocabulary words with definitions. There is also a place to take notes, and 4 critical-thinking questions. While this instructional activity is intended to accompany an unnamed textbook, it may still be useful to you.
Students read section on ancient Japan in their textbooks. They discuss feudalism and its roots in military institution. They compare and contrast knights with samurai. They complete a worksheet.
Japan's Feudal System
Students investigate the history of feudalism in Japan during the Middle Ages. They create a Haiku poem based upon the research that is done using a variety of resources that could include the internet.
Feudal Japan and the Samurai
Young scholars study the similarities of Feudal Japan and Europe. They show the feudal society of Japan, recognize the role of the samurai and identify the code of bushido.
Students study the order of societal rank and loyalties within feudal Europe. They role play a citizen from the various ranks. They use M&M's to represent the harvest for that year. Students explore what it is like to be a member of the various ranks.
Kings, Knights, And Countrymen
Middle schoolers look back in time into the feudal form of government. They view Powerpoint presentations to take them back in time.
The Middle Ages in Europe
Students investigate what life was like during Middle Ages in Europe for nobles, merchants, and serfs. They examine economic and political feudal system, and explore how people lived, what conditions of their lifestyles made them particularly susceptible to disease, and what role trade played in spread of the Plague. Students then write exploratory essays.