Introduction to Medieval Castles Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of castles in medieval society. They will develop an awareness of their purpose, features, and their development over time. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, including 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: Readings

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

Castles Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpages below:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Castles Research Worksheet.docx
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Option 3: Watch video

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

Castles Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:

Watch on YouTube

Test your learning

Extension activities

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