This is Lesson one of Year 8 History - Medieval England.

For the first lesson the whole lesson will be demonstrated. After the first lesson only small samples will be given.

There are 55 slides in this lesson.

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This lesson is about the early civilisations before the medieval period.

  • Definitions of the meaning of the key terms: religious, political, Christianity, Crusades and trade.
  • Reading : Oxford Big Ideas year 8: page 206-207
  • Pair work: How did societies in medieval Europe change?
  • Oxford Big Ideas year 8: Page 208-209
  • Vandals, Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vikings, franks, angles and Saxons Huns, Arab tribes.
  • Each pair will give a brief presentation to the class
  • Power point of other societies during the medieval period

Please note - because the power point can be edited you can use  your own class text for the reading and information.

There are 30 slides in this lesson on Feudalism.

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The outline of the lesson is below:

  • The Middle ages – reading sheet – page 3,
  • Mapping activity: Using an atlas to find the modern cities and mark them on the map provided
  • When and where? Students read the information on the middle ages 3 different periods
  • Activity- timeline students complete the timeline table using the information on when and where sheet.
  • Students can complete the Activity sheet ‘The Middle Ages’ Students
  • Middle Ages.ppt

There is a workbook available for this lesson in the workbook section.

OR because the slides can be edited you can use your own text.

There are 15 slides in this lesson on the social structure of Medieval Times.

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The outline of the lesson is below:

Resource and Activity sheets

  1. Students can complete the Activity sheet ‘Medieval society’ to get a better understanding of how medieval society was stratified.
  2. The Resource sheet ‘Feudalism’ explains feudal relationships and the notion of fealty. It explains who was at the ‘top’ and the ‘bottom’ of the system. Students can use this information to complete the Activity sheet ‘Fealty in action’.
  3. The Peasants Revolt worksheet
  4. Read and complete word cloze.

 

The workbook is available to purchase in the webshop in the resources section. The workbook will be sent by post if ordered.

 

Or you can use your own resource.

There are 20 slides in this lesson

This power point will be emailed to your email address after payment.

¬óBy the end of this lesson, students will know the difference between a primary and a secondary source.