This covers European history from the fall of the Roman Empire up to the beginnings of feudalism with a specific focus on the lifestyles of the different classes of people. This is part 1 of our Medieval Europe unit and takes about 2 weeks. The second half of the Medieval Europe unit explores the conflict between kings and popes, the Crusades, the Magna Carta and the Black Death. It is chock full of information and activities. One is an investigation into the Black Death through a DBQ and how it really spread.
#1 Middle Ages Rise of Franks.
Here we will learn about the rise of a leader named Charlemagne. He brought order to what is today France after fighting his neighbors for 30yrs straight.
#2 Feudal Europe
Learn about the structure of Europe and how they placed their people in order. Learn about different levels like the Lords and Nobles and even Knights. Many tales can be told about them.
#3 Knight Coat of Arms
Use the following link to make your own knight crest. Then transfer it onto a seperate piece of paper.
#4 Middle Ages Madness Webquest
Go through this webquest and discover what life was like to people of the Middle Ages.
#5 Middle Age Towns and Guilds
Learn about life for the people of the Middle Ages adn discover some of thier struggles and problems.
#6 Dark and Middle Ages Sheg
Analyze the documents to form your own opinion about the dark and middle ages.
#9 Black Death