This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on The Middle Ages/Dark Ages. It features primary source documents and activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: Warring regions after the Roman Empire fell, Holy Roman Empire, Charlemagne, feudalism & manorialism, knight & castle breakdown, Magna Carta, The power of the church, the Crusades, the black plague, Hundred Years War & Joan of Arc. It also covers the religious importance, repentance, culture and general methods. In addition, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, and it even includes an art history dimension. This is a must have for a serious educator.