In this engaging analysis activity students compare their school to a feudal manor! This is easily a class favorite.
First, they analyze the feudal manor pyramid of power and compare the school staff to the key players in the feudal system. It's fun to hear their comparisons with the ultimate realization that they are the serfs! Then, they compare the feudal manor to their own school. A typical feudal manor map and explanation is included. Students decide where the lord's castle, knights home, serfs home, church and farming areas might be located on the school campus.
This activity is fun and engaging!
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Middle Ages, Medieval Europe
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