A great student centered lesson activity that teaches about perspectives, the crusades and the true importance of Jerusalem through Primary and Secondary sources.
Included are a directions sheet that explains how to create this 3-5 minute Dateline News presentation on the Crusades.
Kids will learn the different viewpoints of different players in the Crusades as well as causes and effects of the fighting.
There is also a graphic organizer that is great for the students to fill out when you are debriefing the activity and hearing the different groups presentations.
YOU HAVE THE VIEWPOINT SOF
* ALSO INCLUDED IS A GREAT ANTICIPATORY SET PICTURES/READING QUESTION "WOULD YOU JOIN THE CRUSADES" THAT WILL SET THE STAGE FOR THE CLASS ACTIVITY.