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16 resources with the concept the dark ages

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Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
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A Brief History of Goths

For Students 6th - 12th
The Doors, The Velvet Underground, Joy Division, Bauhaus, The Cure. Welcome to the punk rock underground music scene, to Cybergoth, Gothability, Gothic Metal and Steam Punk. So why are they called Goths, anyway? check out a short video...
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The Story of India - Ages of Gold - 1/7

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Every culture has a golden age. While Europe was in the Dark Ages, India was thriving and warm in an age of gold. The story of Rama, society, culture, and the Gupta Empire set the stage for this seven-part series on India's golden age.
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Renaissance: Italy and the Middle Ages

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A presentation with critical thinking, document analysis, and regents questions! Examine the shifts in art, learning, and understanding that took place during the Italian Renaissance. A look at the differences between the early...
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Medieval Castles: Ceramic Art Lesson

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A lot went on in Medieval Castles, and they were an obvious symbol of feudal power. Have learners use clay to make a Medieval-style castle to show what they know about Europe during the Dark Ages. This resource provides basic background...
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The Beauty of Anglo-Saxon Poetry: A Prelude to Beowulf

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Riddle me this! What do kennings, caesura, and alliteration have to do with the Nowell Codex? Introduce class members to Anglo-Saxon poetry and prepare readers for a study of Beowulf with a series of activities that includes asking...
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The Dark Ages - Part 8 - The Greatest King

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part eight of this nine-part series on the Dark Ages focuses on the rein of King Charlemagne. He attempted to lift Europe out of the dark and into enlightenment through education and religion. Watch and learn about his 46 year rein,...
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The Dark Ages - Part 1 - The Sacking of Rome

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Dark Ages began with the fall of the Roman Empire. In 410 AD the Visigoths sack Rome with Alaric heading the charge. While this clip is somewhat over dramatic in its historic description, the causes of the attack on Rome are clearly...
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The Dark Ages - Part 5 - The Plague

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Byzantines are fighting their way into the west as Justinian attempts to regain the Roman Empire. Part five of this nine-part series on the Dark Ages highlights the battles, religion, and disease that marked Medieval Europe. This...
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The Dark Ages - Part 9 - The Crusades

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This series concludes with the end of the Viking raids and the beginning of the knights. Kings, vassals, peasants, knights, and the church are all covered. Watch and learn how the Crusades effected Europe by way of relics, trade, and...
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The Dark Ages - Part 3 - Common Thread of Christianity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part three of this series on the Dark Ages, focuses on the spread of Christianity throughout Medieval Europe. Christianity became a common thread that bound much of politics and society. Clovis, and later, Constantine used religion as a...
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Gargoyles, Black Death, and Scary Music

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the Dark Ages using books, the Internet, and other media. In this Dark Ages lesson plan, students study poetry, music, art, and the architecture of the Dark Ages.
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A Changing Society

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use the book Ellesmere Chaucer and draw conclusions about Medieval English society and the Dark Ages. In this Dark Ages literature analysis lesson, 8th graders discuss the Middle Ages and read the Old English and...
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Casting Light On The Dark Ages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a 250-word report on their findings, comparing life in the Middle Ages to what they already know about life today. They explore a website imbedded in this plan to do their research.
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Middle Ages Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss the Middle Ages and the Dark Ages and complete a cluster map. In this Middle Ages lesson plan, 6th graders also complete a time line and work on adjective assignments.
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Medicine in the Dark Ages

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history of medicine worksheet, students read several paragraphs about medicine's role in the Dark Ages. Students learn about faith, superstition, and the monasteries in regards to medicine during this time.