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The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
Why are the Crusades called the world's most successful failures?
7th - 9th
A graphic organizer showing the results of the Crusades in Europe is the foundation of this resource. Middle Schoolers analyze the information on the graphic organizer then answer 4 critical-thinking questions. A great way to organize...
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...