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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.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 54 Views 231 Downloads
The Middle Ages Gazette
Seventh graders research and obtain information about topics from the Middle Ages and write news reports that be compiled into a Gazette or newsletter. The reports can be on feudalism, castles, jousts and tournaments and/or the Crusades.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Medieval Times to Today
Students are introduced to the concept of trade. They are asked: What is trade?, When did civilizations begin trading? and What kinds of goods are traded today and why? They discuss trade in the Middle Ages. Students create a map of Europe and Asia, identifying medieval trade routes.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 39 Downloads
Europe in the Middle Ages
Students focus on the development of European civilization during the Middle Ages in Europe through this series of lessons. They develop an awareness for time and place, explain the complex nature of cultures, and real and mythical characters.
4th - 5th Language Arts 38 Views 115 Downloads
The Odds of Dying During a Plague
Sixth graders explore plagues in the middle ages. In this social studies lesson plan, 6th graders examine the impact of deadly plagues on past societies and how the governments were forced to make drastic changes in response to the plagues
6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 81 Downloads
From Medieval Times to Today
Students create a map that depicts trade routes in Medieval times. In this economic lesson, students discuss the concept of trade in the Middle Ages. Students make a map of Europe and Asia where they identify medieval trade routes and discuss the commodities of the time.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 119 Downloads
Medieval Ethiopia, Mali and Nigeria: The Influence of Culture in Africa
Students are introduced to the concept of cultural diffusion. In groups, they identify the culture of Mali, Nigeria and Ethiopia and work together to research how cultural diffusion has changed the country. To end the instructional activity, they share their findings with the class and view artwork from each country.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 28 Downloads
Spain and France Influence in Europe and in the New World
Students examine the conditions in France and Spain during the Middle Ages and the Discovery of America. In groups, they compare and contrast the political situations in both countries and what effect they had on the New World. To end the lesson, they discuss the effects of the French Revolution and how certain people can have effect on the history of the world.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 64 Downloads
Analyze the geographical, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe. Middle schoolers work with both social studies and technological skills by writing, editing, and publishing a magazine dealing with issues related to the Middle Ages in western Europe.
8th Language Arts 17 Views 77 Downloads
West African Dance: Ekon kon
Twelfth graders investigate Ekon kon or Djola or Jola (dance), a noncompetitive, communal dance performed by the Djola people from the Sene-Gambia region of West Africa. They listen to a lecture by the teacher about the West African cultures that include this dance.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
Culture and Kingdoms of West Africa
Africa was home to many great ancient civilizations, this presentation covers aspect of 4 of them. Middle schoolers explore aspects of civilizations from Nubia, Ghana, Mali, and Songhay. Topics covered are achievements, culture, great rulers, and religion.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 25 Downloads