This unit includes a comprehensive presentation on the Medieval Period, a study guide for the Medieval Period test, the Medieval Period Test itself, and an answer key to the test.
The unit covers the following:
1. Historical background, including the early and high Medieval Period
2. Early Medieval Period - Germanic culture, history, customs, literature, myths, art, architecture of monasteries and castles, important terms, feudalism and fealty, advances in technology and nautical area, the Crusades, and music
3. High Medieval Period - history, rise of urban centers, architecture of cathedrals and churches, Romanesque vs. Gothic architecture, the Medieval church and its customs, Mysticism, Humanism, theater/plays, literature, the rise of universities, pilgrimages, Medieval philosophy, art, and music
The Medieval Presentation contains 44 slides full of information. It is a comprehensive overview of the history, culture, architecture, art, philosophy, and music of the period.
The Medieval Test contains 80 questions, including multiple choice and short answer. Several of the multiple choice and short answer questions ask students to identify images. The test also includes an essay section with two images. Students are asked to identify each images and explain its importance in the context of Medieval culture. Included with the test is an answer sheet for students to record their answers and an answer key.