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127 resources with the keyterm middle ages

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The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 1/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Episode one of this six-part series on the influence of Islam in India begins with the tale of a great Muslim, Machmud. Learners will learn how under the guise of Sufism and religion, Machmud came and plundered the wealth of India. This...
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The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 2/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Muslims came into India and by the end of the 12th century had begun military conquest. Part two of this six-part series focuses on political, religious, and cultural influences brought by the spread of Islam into India.
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Writing Exercises: The European Middle Ages

For Students 7th - 9th
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...
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From the Middle Ages Straight to You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read a "letter" from Dr. Suess' Bartholomew Cubbins and note differences between their lives and Bartholomew's. They utilize prewriting strategies to draft a letter of response to Bartholomew.
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Are You an Art Sleuth?

For Teachers 6th
Guide your class on an art adventure sharping with them the changes reflected in Renaissance art. Students will use a T-Graph and a Venn Diagram to compare what they notice in art from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. They will note...
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Middle Ages of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A classroom's group presentation comes together in this colorful and informative slideshow. Each slide about one aspect of the Middle Ages is put together by a pair of classmates and added to the final project. This slideshow could be...
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Knights in Armor

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Arm your social studies class with knowledge about the middle ages. After learners use the internet to view photographs of the Middle Ages, they research the various types of armor used by those who were fighting and how it was worn. To...
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Medieval Warfare

For Teachers 7th - 9th
No time period is more intriguing than the Middle Ages. Even more intriguing, is the life of a medieval knight. Give your class an understanding of the armor, weaponry, trials, and values that shaped the life of the knights engaged in...
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Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The Middle Ages must have been fun. Actually, not so much! Use this presentation to aid your class in understanding the reasons that life, culture, and the social structure of medieval Europe made it less-than-inviting. Images and...
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Charlemagne Unites Germanic Kingdoms

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The dawn of the Middle Ages and the Roman Empire is being driven out of Europe. Germanic Kingdoms are beginning to flourish and it is Charlemagne who unites them. This well-organized and comprehensive presentation covers the rise of the...
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Tapestry in the Middle Ages

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students study the use of tapestry in the daily lives of those living during the Middle Ages. They design and create a weaving of their own detailing artists' use of visual language and symbols throughout history. They write a story that...
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Blank Coat-of-Arms Worksheet

For Students 5th - 7th
Open-ended art projects are great for allowing students to use what they've learned to create something original. This is a printable worksheet the class can use to create their own Coat of Arms. Have them incorporate what they've...
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The Fall of Rome and the Beginning of the Middle Ages

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A major turning point in world history is the focus of this presentation. Rome has fallen, and with its descent comes the Dark Ages. With pictures, maps, and important information about the Middle Ages, this slideshow would be a great...
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Feudalism in Europe Ch 13

For Students 6th - 10th
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...
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Middle Ages Traveler

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In these Middle Ages worksheets, students use the maps to help them find the answers to the questions that help them understand the directions of north, south, east and west. Students also color another map of France according the...
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Goal of the Crusades

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Here is a very short presentation focused on the goals of the Crusades. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are defined and the effects of the Crusades are outlined. I'm not fond of this presentation but the map and images could be useful.
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Middle Ages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a song.  In this Middle Ages lesson, 6th graders read the ballad Barbara Allen and answer comprehension questions.  Students create their own ballad using a rhyme scheme.
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The Middle Ages in Europe

For Teachers 9th - 10th
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...
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Ye Ole Middle Ages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders get a glimpse into the amazing time period known as The Middle Ages. In this history lesson, learners use video, engage in hands-on activities, and access websites to get a good look at this mysterious, and rather violent...
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Living Art-i-facts: Technology Takes Us There!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create living artifacts dealing with different times and cultures. They explore Ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, Islam, Africa, and the United States.
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Not Everyone Lived in Castles During the Middle Ages

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners complete a variety of online activities surrounding their study of the Middle Ages. They focus on the various levels of the class sytem and then role play a member of a given class.
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The Feudal System: Castles At War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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...
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The Middle Ages

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Middle Ages test worksheet, students respond to 12 matching, 23 multiple choice and 2 extra credit questions about the Crusdes and European feudalism.
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Geography Skills Worksheet: High Middle Ages

For Students 6th - 12th
In this geography skills practice instructional activity, students respond to 5 short answer questions about the provided map of trade during the high Middle Ages.