This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering the The Bayeux Tapestry, William the Conqueror, the Domesday Book, Embroiderers and Census-Takers. Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included. This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).
William the Conqueror is one of the most well-known individuals of the Middle Ages. Duke William of Normandy, as he was also known, defeated King Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings to become the first Norman King of England. Much was accomplished during his reign: William built many castles including the Tower of London and Windsor Castle; the first census occurred during William’s reign – a survey of land and property – which became known as the Domesday Book; and the Bayeux Tapestry was created in honor of William’s victory at Hastings.
This is one lesson in a series of “Medieval Career Lesson Plans”
7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:
• Tapestry in the Middle Ages; England in the Middle Ages
• Embroidery in the Middle Ages
• Everyone Wants to Be King!
• William the Conqueror – King of England; The Bayeux Tapestry
• Speculation About the Tapestry
• The Domesday Book - A Census-Taker
• The Domesday Book: Problems and Purpose
This product includes the following classroom activities:
Coloring Page – William the Conqueror
How Big is the Bayeux Tapestry Activity
Domesday Activity – Conduct a Census!
Worksheet – Bayeux Tapestry Review and Teacher’s Key
Review Game – Bingo Words and Clues
Try Finger Weaving!
Create a “Paper” Tapestry
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Medieval Careers - Embroiderers, Census-Takers and William the Conqueror
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