Buy all four Late Middle Ages presentations and save. These dynamic presentations on the Late Middle Ages provide visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson.
This lesson on Gothic Art and Architecture provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Illuminate your students on the beauty of the Gothic Cathedrals!
This presentations examines the following topics:
♦ Evolving art forms of the Middle Ages
♦ Art in the Late Middle Ages
♦ Examples of various mediums of Gothic Art
♦ Brief background on Romanesque architecture
♦ Development of Gothic architecture
♦ Characteristics of Gothic architecture
♦ Importance of stained glass windows to religious instruction
♦ Examples of Gothic cathedrals
The Scottish Wars of Independence was a seminal event for Scotland in which the country truly gained a sense of itself not as a kingdom but as a nation. Explore the first embers of nationalism with this fascinating story about Scotland in the Middle Ages.
Topics covered include:
♦ The effect of mythology on nationalism
♦ The ethnic breakdown of Scotland in the Dark Ages
♦ Kenneth MacAlpin and his descendants
♦ History of Overlordship of England
♦ Alexander II and the expansion of Scotland
♦ Edward I and his conquering of Scotland
♦ William Wallace
♦ Battles of the Scottish Wars of Independence
♦ Robert the Bruce
♦ Declaration of Arbroath
France and England's epic struggle which lasted over a century profoundly influenced those two kingdoms. By the end, a strong sense of nationalism had emerged in those countries along with symbols and heroes of national pride.
Topics covered include:
♦ The reasons for the outbreak of war
♦ Succession Crisis
♦ Strengths and weaknesses of both sides
♦ The importance of feudal knights to France
♦ The significant battles and their ramifications
♦ Creation of national symbols
♦ Henry V
♦ The Burgundians
♦ Joan of Arc
♦ Evolution of gunpowder on the battlefield
♦ Emergence of national armies and decline of feudalism
During the Late Middle Ages the Catholic Church was diminished in influence and power across Europe. This was a result of a series of factors including internal corruption and scandals as well as conflicts with powerful monarchs of Europe.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Boniface VIII and his conflicts with Philip IV of France
♦ The Avignon Papacy
♦ Suppression of the Knights Templar
♦ The Western Schism
♦ Dualing Papacies
♦ Councils of Pisa and Constance
♦ The Inquisition
♦ The Spanish Inquisition
These video worksheets are designed to be a companion for the documentary The Plague produced by the History Channel. This documentary can often be found on Youtube. It is currently here:
These worksheets also include a facts sheet for students to refer to during the video or for later study.
The documentary is 90 minutes long and takes me 2 hours to complete when I pause to discuss and explain some of the questions the students are tasked with answering.
Check out the entire Middle Ages series!
Lesson 1: Introduction to the Middles Ages Free!
The Early Middle Ages
Lesson 2: The Franks
Lesson 3: Anglo-Saxon England
Lesson 4: The Vikings
Lesson 5: Rise of Islam
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The High Middle Ages
Lesson 6: The Feudal System
Lesson 7: The Church in the Middle Ages
Lesson 8: The Normans
Lesson 9: The Crusades
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The Late Middle Ages
Lesson 10: Gothic Art and Architecture
Lesson 11: Scottish Wars of Independence
Lesson 12: The Hundred Years War
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