Overview of Charlemagne Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the rise of Charlemagne and the early Middle Ages. They will develop an awareness of the key people, places, and concepts associated with this personality. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from source analysis 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: Using sources


Download a copy of the sources worksheet and answer the questions.


Option 2: Watch video


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

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:


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Extension activities