Learner.org: Middle Ages

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Resource:Learner.org: Middle Ages
Provider:Annenberg Learner
Summary:Age Range: 14-18 (Grades 9-12, with parental supervision). This multi-media, interactive presentation on the Middle Ages was developed for High School students. It's designed in such a way, that you can briefly touch on the topics or explore them in-depth.
Description:When you get to the site you'll see a welcome message. Click "Enter" and a new page opens with a menu that includes:
  • Feudal Life - Learn about the feudal system, nobility, serfs, and The Magna Carta.

  • Religion - Explore Catholic cathedrals including Amiens and Notre Dame, learn about monastic life and pilgrimages.

  • Homes - Take a virtual tour of a medieval village and compare the living quarters of noblemen and peasants.

  • Clothing - Find out what kind of clothing was worn by peasants and nobles. Get information on the textiles of the medieval period.

  • Health - Get information on hygiene, disease (including the Black Death), and medieval medicine and remedies.

  • Arts & Entertainment - Find out how art and music developed from religious liturgy. View some hunting-themed tapestries.

  • Town Life - Read about trade and the marketplace in medieval Europe, as well as town governments.
In each section you'll find links to further learning resources as well.
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Subjects:Social Studies
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
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