This is a great Common Core primary source activity that is accessible and engaging for students. The Medieval Europe primary source eyewitness account is from the Chronicles by Jean Froissart in 1358. It reveals a gruesome peasant uprising in France. The three page feudal Europe primary source details the struggle with class inequality between nobility and peasants. Here's what is included:
✎A historical background about the author and the Chronicles
✎A three page, edited account of a gruesome uprising.
✎A writing and literacy graphic organizer that has students analyze social class structure in Medieval Europe, support claims with evidence from the text and make connections to the modern world.
✎An answer key!
Please be advised that this was edited to be suitable for young adults 12 and up, but still contains accurate, graphic portrayals of murder and during the uprising throughout France.
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