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281 resources with the concept medieval history

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Medieval Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Delve into the times of knights, feudalism, the Black Death, and royal courts with a collection of resources for the middle ages. It includes lessons, project ideas, and helpful materials for augmenting your world history unit.
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Late Middle Ages Dossiers

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Young detectives are given the "clues" to investigate whether King John should be remembered as a poor ruler of England, particularly in comparison in King Richard. They analyze historical informational texts and work in groups to...
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Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Ross

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including...
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2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Get Outside and Have a (Mystery) Play: Crash Course Theater #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Business in the Middle Ages: Working in a Guild

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Fact Sheet: Playhouses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Laborers used common materials to build London's first performance venues, including sticks, plaster, and ... hair? Using an informational handout, scholars learn about the construction of different types of playhouses where actors...
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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An Introduction to Ernst Kantorowicz's The Kings Two Bodies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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An Introduction to Keith Thomas’ Religion and the Decline Of Magic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever noticed that babies in paintings from the Middle Ages look a little...strange? Find out why with an informative and amusing video about the moment artists decided to make babies look cute again.
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Mansa Musa, One of the Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Medieval Life Chart

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What were the benefits and drawbacks of being a serf/knight/lord/lady/king/queen/etc. in the Middle Ages? Consider all the comparisons with your young historians using this graphic organizer.
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World History Medieval and Early Modern Times

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
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...
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The Geste of Robin Hood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This isn't your traditional Robin Hood tale! Explore a Middle English ballad with your young historians, and examine the underlying structure and purpose of historical texts.
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The Travels of Marco Polo

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Were the stories of Marco Polo's travels and interactions with the Mongols actually true? Using an excerpt from the book The Travels of Marco Polo, your young historians will answer guiding questions to discuss the accuracy and...
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Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
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.
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Decorated Lined Paper

For Teachers K - 6th
Spice up the writing process with some fun stationery! This particular page, which features a UFO, can inspire your pupils as they write science fiction. See the materials for more designs. You'll find everything from pirates to fairies...
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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 About Talking

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
The story of King Arthur is a fascinating one, and this retold excerpt offers an excellent example of narrative word choice in a dialogue. Learners read the text and examine the way the author uses synonyms for said. They write down all...
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A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions: just some of the events that shaped medieval Europe. A thorough slideshow organizes events, people, places, and information from the Middle Ages.