We found 285 resources with the concept medieval history
2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
Get Outside and Have a (Mystery) Play: Crash Course Theater #10
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In the Middle Ages, theater left the church of moved outside to a secular stage. An interesting video describes the transition from pulpit to public venue, discussing common plot lines and other aspects of medieval drama. Animated...
Business in the Middle Ages: Working in a Guild
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Long before modern labor unions, guilds worked to ensure that workers had a fair wage. But, in medieval Europe, they also cooperated with the government. Using a simulation and primary source analysis, young scholars become hatters in...
Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
An Introduction to Ernst Kantorowicz's The Kings Two Bodies
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Long live the king! A video summary of The King's Two Bodies by Ernst Kantorowicz discusses political theology during the medieval period and how body politics could survive the body natural. The video uses illustrations and clear...
An Introduction to Keith Thomas’ Religion and the Decline Of Magic
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you believe in magic? Scholars, through the use of a short video clip, investigate the use of magic in the medieval time period as a way to solve problems. They read Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic and they analyze how...
Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
Mansa Musa, One of the Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the complex, rich legacy of fourteenth century African king Mansa Musa, who is said to have been one of the wealthiest individuals who has ever lived. Young historians will learn about trade routes between the Mediterranean and...
The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how the power struggle between two noble families in the historical conflicts of the War of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in the hit series Game of Thrones. This animated video dissects shifts in the rule...
World History Medieval and Early Modern Times
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
A slew of graphic organizers, worksheets, and student activities are packaged here for your world history pupils. From comparing and contrasting the Qur'an and Sunnah, studying cultural diffusion across eastern nations, or examining the...
Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
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.