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Learning Exercise

Material: The Middle Ages
Submitted by: William Paquette on Jun 27, 2006
Date Last Modified: Jun 27, 2006
Title: The Middle Ages
Description: The Middle Ages covers almost one thousand years of history. This site focuses on famous people of the period, warfare and weapons, art and lifestyles, and the bubonic plague.
Time Required 3-5 hours.
Topics: Western Civilization
The Middle Ages.
Course: Western Civilization
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with major personalities of the era.
To acquaint students with the art and lifestyle of the Middle Ages.
To acquaint students with the styles of warfare and weapons used during the Middle Ages.
To enable students to determine the impact of the bubonic plague on the people and countries of Europe during the Middle Ages.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Answer ONE of the following questions based upon ONE of the topical areas: art and lifestyle, weapons and warfare, medieval people, or bubonic plague: 1) Describe the art of the middle ages and the way people lived during that period of history; 2) How did men in the middle ages fight wars and what weapons did they use; 3) Identify and give the significance of 8 medieval people who made a difference in the history of Europe; OR 4) Describe what the bubonic plague was, how it affected Europe, and what its longterm consequences were for Europe's future.
Additional Information URL: None.
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