This song focuses on the history of Charlemagne and how he became the Emperor of the Roman People. I found an instrumental beat to the Nas song "If I ruled the World" that goes well with it, but try experimenting.
Here is a sample:
The Charlemagne Rap
Carolingian rap no stutter or stammer
This is a fun words and actions game using the "blow the roof off" activity. Each student gets one of the strips of paper with a piece of information about the crusades and an action that goes with the corresponding information. By doing the actions with each piece of information, it helps the kids