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Late Middle Ages Medieval Europe Reading Passages - Questions - Annotations

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Late Medieval Europe Middle Ages - Feudalism Worksheets - Reading Comprehension Passages, Questions, and Annotations

This resource is designed for an Late Medieval Europe unit. It contains 5 Engaging, Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Passages with Directions for Student Annotations! Reading Comprehension Questions also included!

Questions & Answer Keys for Each of the 5 Reading Passages!

COMMON CORE ALIGNED! Aligned with Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe - Interactive Notebook

Quick overview of topics covered in this resource include:

1.) The Power of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church

-Overview of the church and how they became powerful (taxes and property)

-Describes the hierarchy of the church and their roles in the church (overview of the friars/Franciscans)

-Describes the conflict between Henry IV and Gregory VII,

the conflicts of power and authority with appointing church officials

-Describes what it meant to be excommunicated from the church.

Keywords: papacy, clergy, Roman Catholic Church, excommunication, monarch, bishop, abbots, friars, Inquisition

2.) The Crusades of Medieval Europe

-Overview of what the Crusades were and the purpose behind them

-5 reasons for the Crusades

-Summary of each Crusade and key events of each one. Saladin and Richard the Lion-Hearted and their accomplishments.

-Describes how the Crusades impacted Europe (trade growth, conflicts of religion, spread of ideas, etc.)

-Describes ways in which the Crusades were successful and not successful

Keywords: crusades, Holy Land

3.) The Plague (Black Death)

-Overview of how the plague affected Europe. Describes the possible causes and what the symptoms of the plague were.

-Describes the impact of plague (fall of manor system, decline in trade, shortage of labor, etc.)

Keywords: bubonic plague, buboes, Black Death

4.) The Hundred Years’ War

-Introduction/Overview of the series of wars between England and France

-Describes the highlights of the major battles

-Overview of Joan of Arc during the Siege of Orleans and how she led France to Victory

-Describes the end of the war during the Battle of Castillon

5.) Magna Carta and Parliament

-Overview of the document King John was forced to sign.

-Describes the groundwork that the Magna Carta set for the Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.

-Describes Parliament and how it limited the power of the monarchy

-Basics of parliament and the two houses

-Comparison of Parliament to the United States Congress.

Keywords: Magna Carta, habeas corpus, parliament

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Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).


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