Medieval Warfare Lesson

In this lesson, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the various types of warriors and their roles on the battlefield, from knights and men-at-arms to archers and siege engineers. They will also delve into the diverse range of weapons used in medieval battles, exploring how each contributed to the strategies and outcomes of these historical conflicts. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, including 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 worksheet below:

Medieval Warfare Reading Worksheet.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Medieval Wafare Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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