11th Century: World Before the Crusades Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the 11th century in Medieval history. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this time period. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions below:

Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the following webpage:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities