Year 8 - History - The Crusades


There are 19 slides in this lesson.

An outline of the lesson is below:

  • Read: Crusades- text reference Oxford Big Ideas 8 page 244-247
  • Watch the U tube clip The fall of Jerusalem and answer the questions
  • Origins of the Crusades- Think pair share
  • Students read the information sheet on the crusades.
  • Matching exercise – timeframe of the crusades
  • Read: The Crusades – The Bayeux Tapestry – page 250-251 
  • Bayeux Tapestry animated watch a 4.25 minute video that brings to life the story of the Bayeux Tapestry

There is a workbook available in the webshop on medieval times.