Overview of the 12th Century Crusades Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the 12th Century Crusades in Medieval history. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with these events. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, and watching 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 following reading questions:

12th Century Crusades Reading Questions.
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Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

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

12th Century Crusades Research Worksheet
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Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet:

Clash of the Titans Viewing Questions.do
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:

Test your learning

Extension activities

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