Medieval history

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Medieval history by Mind Map: Medieval history

1. Christian Crusades:

1.1. Objectives:7.6.2. Describe the spread of Christianity north of the Alps and the roles played by the early church and by monasteries in its diffusion after the fall of the western half of the Roman Empire.

1.1.1. Introduction Lesson:Students provide a quick write based on what they know about the crusades Essential Questions: • How did the crusades happen? • Why did the crusades play an impact on religion during the time period? • What was the effect the magma carta had during the time period? • When did the crusades happen? Assesments Summative Assesment:• Students will create a cause and effect map that will showcase the effects of the crusades during the time period. Teachers and Students Activities:

2. Feudalism

2.1. Objectives:7.6.3. Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the founda­tion of political order.

2.1.1. Big Ideas: • Feudalism • Magma Carta • European Culture in the middle ages • Role of Religion • Crusade • Expansion of Kingdoms and expansion of church Assesments Oral Presentation – Voice Thread – Students will either present an oral speech or prepare a Voice Thread which discusses three main ideas or events during the middle ages that were important to them Teachers and Students Activities The teachers will create thinking maps to help students outline the main ideas and concepts of feudalism

3. Culture of Medieval History

3.1. Objectives: Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe. 7.6.1. Study the geography of the Europe and the Eurasian land mass, including its location, topography, waterways, vegetation, and climate and their relationship to ways of life in Medieval Europe.

3.1.1. • What role did the church play with the culture of Europe? • What influence did Scholasticism play In the era? • Why did the crusades affect the European development and culture during the time period? • What role did feudalism play In Europe? Assesments Graphic Organizer – Students will use a graphic organizer to organize different levels and class structure of the time period? In Class Essay – Students will write an in class essay, to describe the main ideas of early middle ages and provide examples of the concepts they learned throughout the unit. Teacher and Student Activities Teachers will create a journal with the students to discuss the different cultures and backgrounds of the time period. It also will help students create an idea of what life is like based on the cultures during the time period.


4.1. OBJECTIVES:Discuss the causes and course of the religious Crusades and their effects on the Chris­tian, Muslim, and Jewish populations in Europe, with emphasis on the increasing contact by Europeans with cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean world.

4.1.1. Teachers and Student Activities Teachers will provide various examples of Kingdoms structures and also visual examples of how kingdoms were viewed in the time period. Students will provide examples and create their own kingdom as they use various examples in the readings

5. Religion

5.1. Objectives:4. Demonstrate an understanding of the conflict and cooperation between the Papacy and European monarchs (e.g., Charlemagne, Gregory VII, Emperor Henry IV). 5. Know the significance of developments in medieval English legal and constitutional practices and their importance in the rise of modern democratic thought and represen­tative institutions (e.g., Magna Carta, parliament, development of habeas corpus, an independent judiciary in England).

5.1.1. Teacher and Students Activities: The teacher will create groups to discuss the role of religion during the time period. The group will also provide discussions of their background knowledge and various they did during the time period. Students will provide various examples in the group discussion based on the knowledge they learn and also write down key ideas they gathered about the time period.