Medieval World History Interactive Notebook and Graphic Organizers Bundle

Medieval World History Interactive Notebook and Graphic Organizers Bundle
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    This interactive notebook bundle includes everything you need to teach about the Medieval World History!

    The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student notes. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!


    In this resource you will find...

    312 graphic organizers with text on them, and others left blank for your own customization

    54 1/2 pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.

    Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.

    • A cover page and table of contents for each notebook is also included.


    Material Covered

    Early Middle Ages

    1. Key vocabulary - Early Middle Ages, Franks, Clovis, Charlemagne, Vikings, feudalism, primogeniture, manorialism, Anglo-Saxons, Alfred the Great, Holy Roman Empire, fief

    2. Fall of Rome - gradual decline, split in two, Rome sacked, Rome falls

    3. Byzantine Empire - death of Theodosius I, Justinian I, Iconoclast controversy, Arab-Byzantine Wars, East-West Schism

    4. Christianization of the West - early Medieval church, Germanic tribes, Hiberno-Scottish mission, Anglo-Saxon mission, Saint Boniface

    5. The Franks - Merovingian Kingdom, Carolingian Dynasty, Charlemagne, Holy Roman Empire, divided empire, Treaty of Verdun

    6. Rise of Islam - expansion, conquest of Hispania, Islam in southern Italy, peak & decline

    7. Battle of Tours - Iberia to Gaul, Odo the Great, Battle of River Garonne, Battle of Tours

    8. Anglo-Saxons - kingdoms, Viking invasion, Alfred the Great, society, government, legacy

    9. Vikings - Vikings, language, beginning of the Viking age, Viking age, decline

    10. Kievan Rus - history, establishment, golden age, Vladimir the Great, Yaroslav the Wise, decline

    11. Feudalism - king, baron, lord, peasants & serfs, the manor

    12. Guilds - importance, apprentice, journeyman, master, types of guilds

    13. Education & Learning - science, Carolingian renaissance, Byzantine golden age, monasteries, Islamic learning

    High Middle Ages

    1. Key vocabulary - High Middle Ages, Crusades, Holy Land, Pope Urban II, Saladin, Richard the Lionhearted, knight, chivalry, Magna Carta, Norman Conquest, scholasticism, Great Schism

    2. Religion - scholasticism, monasticism, mendicant orders, heretics

    3. Medieval orders - Benedictine order, Cistercian order, the Franciscans, the Carmelites, Dominican order, Augustinian order

    4. East-West Schism - history, points of conflict, mutual excommunication, efforts at reconciliation

    5. The Crusades - why, beginning, first crusade, crusader states, second crusade, third crusade, fourth crusade, children’s crusade, 5th-9th crusades

    6. Knights - history, order of knights, becoming a knight, weapons and armor, coat of arms, tournaments & jousting, chivalry

    7. The Magna Carta - history, barons rebel, signing the Magna Carta, details, First Barons’ War, legacy

    8. Norman Conquest of 1066 - Normans, claims to the throne, Norway invades, Norman invasion, control of England, legacy

    9. Mongol Invasion of Europe - Mongol Empire, Kievan Rus, Poland, Kingdom of Hungary, Croatia, Austria & Bulgaria, resistance, end, later raids

    10. Science & technology - Renaissance of the 12th century, universities, scholastics, important events

    11. Culture - art, Bayeux tapestry, architecture, music

    12. Society - manorialism, nobility, clergy, Jewish communities, women

    Late Middle Ages

    1. Key vocabulary - Late Middle Ages, papal schism, Avignon, Reconquista, Johannes Gutenberg, Thomas Aquinas, Ottoman Empire, Black Death, Hundred Years’ War, Joan of Arc, William Wallace, inquisition

    2. Christianity - Papal Schism, John Wycliffe, Jan Hus, witchcraft, Reconquista

    3. Science & technology - moveable type, maritime technology, Thomism, theories of motion

    4. Rise of the Ottoman Empire - Anatolia before the Ottomans, origins, government, military

    5. Black Death - origins, plague in Europe, poor hygiene, reaction, persecutions, recurrence

    6. Hundred Years’ War - start, raids, Black Prince, peace, Battle of Agincourt, Joan of Arc, end

    7. Reconquista - the Moors, Moors invade Europe, start of the Reconquista, military orders, fall of Granada

    8. War of the Roses - causes, rival families, roses, beginning, Edward IV, Richard III

    9. Great Famine - background, geography, great famine, consequences

    10. Peasants’ Revolt - causes, John Bampton, demands, advance on London, dispersion, end

    11. Causes of the Scottish Wars of Independence - background, Edward as Lord Paramount, the Great Cause, King John, Franco-Scottish Alliance

    12. Scottish Wars of Independence - first & second war

    13. Spanish Inquisition - false conversions, jurisdiction, growth, investigations, numbers

    14. Decline & Fall of the Byzantine Empire - collapse of the West, rise of Islam, Seljuk conquest of Anatolia, civil wars, rise of the Ottomans, fall of Constantinople

    The Vikings

    1. Key vocabulary - Vikings, saga, pagans, rune, plunder, Scandinavia, runestone, Old Norse, longships, thralls, karls, jarls

    2. History & Origins - Vikings, language, beginning of the Viking Age, Viking Age, decline

    3. England - Lindisfame, 840-869, Great Heathen Army, Great Summer Army, Alfred the Great, Danish raids, Normans

    4. Ireland, Scotland, & Wales

    5. Iceland & Greenland

    6. Western & Southern Europe - France, Italy, Spain, Portugal

    7. North America - L’Anse Aux Meadows, Vinland, sagas, settlement

    8. Eastern & Central Europe - Varangians, Rus’ Khaganate, Volga trade route, Baltic coast

    10. Culture - literature, language, religion, runestones, burial sites

    11. Viking ships - faering, knarr, longships, karve, ship burial

    12. Social structure - thralls, karls, jarls

    13. Daily Life - appearance, diet, sports, entertainment

    14. Trade - imports & exports

    15. Weapons & Armor - weapons, shields, armor

    Byzantine Empire

    1. Key vocabulary - Justinian Code, Great Schism, Greek Orthodox Church, Constantinople, Justinian I, Theodora, silk road, Ecumenical Patriarch Hagia Sophia, mosaic, cyrillic alphabet, Kievan Rus

    2. Constantine - early life, military career, early rule, civil war, foundation of Constantinople

    3. Early period - Constantine-Valentinan Era, Theodosian Dynasty, Leonid Dynasty, Justinian Era, Heraclian Era, Twenty Years’ Anarchy

    4. Justinian Era - Justin I, Justinian I, Justin II, Tiberius II, Maurice

    5. Justinian Code - codex, digesta, institutiones, novellae

    6. Fall of Rome - gradual decline, split in tow, Rome sacked, Rome falls

    7. Middle Period - Isaurian era, Nikephorian dynasty, Amorian era, Macedonian era, Doukid era, Komenian era, Angelid era

    8. Byzantine Iconoclasm - background, first period, second period, art, reaction

    9. Arab-Byzantine Wars - Muslim conquests, stabilization, Byzantine resurgence, conclusion, results

    10. East-West Schism - history, points of conflict, mutual excommunication, efforts at reconciliation

    11. Byzantine culture - art, music, food, language

    12. Hagia Sophia - building, architecture, history, collapse, 4th crusade, Turkish conquest, today

    13. The Crusades - Alexios & the 1st crusade, John II, Manueal I, and the 2nd crusade, 4th crusade, crusader sack of Constantinople

    14. Decline & Fall - collapse of the west, rise of Islam, Seljuk conquest of Anatolia, civil wars, rise of the Ottomans, fall of Constantinople

    Golden Age of Islam

    1. Key vocabulary - Islam, caliph, caliphate, mosque, monotheism, hajj, astrolabe, Hijra, jihad, Shiite, Sunni, sheikh

    2. Causes - religion, economics, earlier influences, new technologies

    3. Spread of Islam - map

    4. Muhammad - born, life in Mecca, the Qur'an, opposition, life in Medina, back to Mecca, death

    5. Rashidun Caliphate - history, conquest of Persia, war with the Byzantine Empire, treatment of conquered people, economy

    6. Umayyad Caliphate - history, territory, government, contributions, fall

    7. Abbasid Caliphate - periods, territory, golden age, fall, Egypt

    8. Theology - five pillars of Islam

    9. Education - importance, early education, madrasas, types of sciences

    10. Sharia Law - history, areas of law, where it is enforced

    11. Sunni Islam - beliefs, rightly-guided caliphs, schools of law, holy sites

    12. Shia Islam - beliefs, holy days, branches, Ahl Al-Kisa

    13. Science & technology - mathematics, astronomy, medicine, engineering

    14. Art - design, carpets, painting, carvings, calligraphy

    15. Architecture - types of buildings, decorations, major features

    16. The Crusades - Jerusalem, armies, start

    17. Important people - Ibn Battuta, Saladin, Al-Haytham, Al-Khwarizmi, Al-Kindi, Al-Nafis, Al-Razi, Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Rushd, Ibn Sina

    Medieval Japan

    1. Key vocabulary - feudalism, shogunate, shogun, daimyo, samurai, clan, sect, martial arts, meditation, Tale of Genji, bushido, torii

    2. Kamakura Period - Genpei War, Kamakura Shogunate, fights for supremacy, expansion of Buddhism, Joei Shikimoku, Mongol invasion, decline and end

    3. Feudalism - emperor, shogunate, daimyo, samurai

    4. The Samurai - history, rise of the samurai, bushido, seppuku, castles, weapons

    5. Mongol invasions - background, Mongol threats, first invasion, second invasion

    6. Muromachi Period - Kemmu restoration collapse, Ashikaga Takauji, two courts, Onin War, collapse

    7. Azuchi-Momoyama Period - enemies of Oda, death of Oda, Hideyoshi, Christian persecution, invasion of China, Tokugawa Shogunate

    8. Religion - Shinto, Christianity, Confucianism, Buddhism

    9. Buddhist Temples - pagoda, gate, main hall, bell

    10. Shinto shrines - torii, komainu, purification trough, main hall, Ema, Omikuji

    11. Culture - Waka poetry, Gunki Monogatari, ink wash paintings, tea ceremony, Japanese gardening, bonsai

    12. Tale of Genji - Murasaki Shikibu, Genji Monogatari, story

    13. Ninja - history, ninjutsu, duties

    Medieval India

    1. Key vocabulary - sanskrit, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, reincarnation, caste system, sultan, Delhi Sultanate, vedas, Himalayas, Deccan Plateau, karma

    2. History - decline of the Gupta Empire, Harsha Vardhana, rival kingdoms

    3. Gurjara Pratiharas - history, early expansion, Kannauj, decline, legacy

    4. Kingdom of the Palas - origins, expansion, first decline, revival, second decline, second revival, final decline

    5. Chalukya Dynasty - origins, Chalukyas of Badami, Chalukyas of Kalyani, Chalukyas of Vengi, culture

    6. Rashtrakuta Dynasty - history, empire, contributions, decline

    7. Southern Indian Kingdoms - Cheras, Pallavas, Pandyas, Cholas

    8. Islamic Expansion - strong kingdoms, Muslim aggression, Muhammad of Gur, Delhi Sultanate, split in two, decline & legacy

    9. Society & Economy - caste system, women, education, international trade, pilgrim centers

    10. Caste System - Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, Shudras, Untouchables

    11. Religion - Sufi movement, Bhakti movement, Vaishnavism, Buddhism, Jainism, Islam

    12. Culture - language, literature, art, architecture

    Medieval China

    1. Key vocabulary - Confucianism, Buddhism, scholar official, woodblock printing, movable type, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, Marco Polo, dynasty, imperial, Forbidden City

    2. Sui Dynasty - founding, reconquest of Vietnam, Goguryeo-Sui wars, achievements, society and culture, fall

    3. Tang Dynasty - founding, administration, military & foreign policy, imperial guards, trade, society & culture, science & technology, end

    4. Five Dynasties & Ten Kingdoms - background, five dynasties, ten kingdoms, developments, end

    5. Song Dynasty - founding, society & culture, economy, science & technology, end

    6. Mongol Empire - rise of Genghis Khan, expansion, power struggle, Mongolian Civil War, military, society, legacy

    7. Yuan Dynasty - background, Kublai Khan, government, impact, decline

    8. Ming Dynasty - founding, Yongle Emperor, great wall, society & culture, isolationism, decline & fall

    9. Zheng He - early life, treasure ships, expeditions

    10. Religion - Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism

    11. Marco Polo - family travels, Marco goes to China, life in China, exploration, journey home

    12. Forbidden City - name, history, religion

    13. Inventions - movable type, gunpowder, paper currency, canon

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