This two page worksheet is perfect as an introductory lesson/activity that helps students create a strong understanding of how the Shogunate era began.
The front page is an easy to read informative text about the Minamoto clan, and why they were a significant clan at the time. It explains the Genpei War, and it's aftermath.
The second page has 7 comprehension questions and 1 creative activity for easy formative assessment.
Australian Curriculum link: ACDSEH012
This is a self contained lesson, just print and go! Perfect for relief teachers or for group rotation activities.
1 page informative text
1 page comprehension question sheet.
1 page answer key