Middle Ages Teacher Resources
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Middle Ages and Religion
How prominent was religion and religious figures during the Middle Ages? Learners first answer three review questions in a social studies presentation, then dive into a lecture. Slides provide graphically organized information and images...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Distorting Madonna in Medieval Art
Why was the prominent figure of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in medieval paintings commonly painted out of proportion? Discover the deep religious roots connected to European medieval art beginning in the sixth century. This video offers a...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe
How did feudalism help to establish order in Europe during the Middle Ages after the fall of the Roman Empire? Here you'll find a collection of videos and a student packet of worksheets to supplement your unit on the subject.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: Jews during the Middle Ages
After exploring the life of Jewish people in Europe during the Middle Ages, have the class complete three writing prompts. They'll compose three responses that discuss anti-Semitism, Jewish contribution, and persecution of Jewish people.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
France's New Medieval Castle Takes Shape
Students explore how a dream to build a medieval castle came to reality. In this lesson plan, students read an article about a knight's castle that is being built in France, then complete numerous activities such as a quiz, a debate, a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: The European Middle Ages
Use this worksheet to check for understanding after your class reads materials related to Europe in the Middle Ages. There are three questions that ask them to describe Charlemagne as a prominent historical figure, the feudal system, and...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History