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284 resources with the concept medieval history

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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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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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Early Medieval Art

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The early Medieval period began around the 6th century and went until about the year 1100. This image-driven presentation covers those years in terms of art and architecture. From churches to the Book of Kells, this functional,...
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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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Castle Builder

For Teachers 5th
Discover a wonderful series of lessons on castles, life during medieval times, and finish by having your learners actually construct a castle. First, they look at the importance of castles during medieval times. Next, they study certain...
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King Arthur and his Knights

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the myths of King Arthur. They compare/contrast versions of the story, The Sword in the Stone, write a letter, identify and analyze characters, sequence events, and write observations and answer questions in a...
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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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Exploring Arthurian Legend

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the evolution of the King Arthur stories and analyze them as a window into the culture that preserved them. They trace the legends through their earliest versions through medieval and Victorian times and into the...
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Not Everyone Lived in Castles During the Middle Ages

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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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Life in the Middle Ages Compared to Today

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Life for serfs and peasants during the Middle Ages wasn't easy. Even knights, monks, and nobles faced challenges. To better understand the lives of the various classes during the time period, young historians research and then craft an...
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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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The Princess Who Rewrote History

For Students 9th - 12th
Byzantine princess Anna Komnene took the motto, “If you want it done right, do it yourself,” to heart, penning a 500-page history of her father’s reign. Her tales of Byzantine Emperor Alexios’s reign attempt to balance truth with family...
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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...