The following is a primary source reading from Pope Urban II calling for the First Crusade to take back the Holy Land from the Muslims. Three fact-based and critical thinking questions as well as a brief writing assignment designed to promote class discussion and critical thinking follows the speech. This reading is perfect as an in-class activity or as a homework assignment.
I also offer a bundle of three Crusades-related readings on TPT…
The Crusades readings bundle - Global/World History Common Core
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