This colorful and engaging PowerPoint presentation and accompanying guided outline and video guide covers the intriguing Early Middle Ages of Europe, always a student favorite. The presentation combines a graphically rich PowerPoint Presentation with embedded video clips from The History Channel's wildly popular "The Dark Ages" documentary. Specifically, the presentation covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Rise of the Holy Roman Empire, spanning nearly 500 years.
- Europe's decline into the Dark Ages
- Rise of the Franks
- Frankish alliance with the Church
- St. Benedict and the Benedictine Rule
- Role of the Church and Monasteries
- Defeat of the Moors at the Battle of Tours
- Rise of Charlemagne and the Frankish Empire
- Invasion of the Vikings
- The beginning of Knighthood
- The birth of the Holy Roman Empire
The 19 slide PowerPoint presentation is embedded YouTube clips from "The Dark Ages" and includes both a PowerPoint student outline and video questions. The presentation, including the video clips, should take about two to three full class periods and fully covers elements of Europe's Early Middle Ages. The teacher may choose to use any or all of the elements included in the presentation.
HISTORY ON DEMAND products include clear and concise textual and graphical elements such as timelines, maps, charts, etc. to address a variety of student learning styles and differentiation, and to reinforce complex concepts . The PowerPoint may be presented by the teacher as whole class instruction, or may be used independently by students along with the guided outline and video links. The included guided outline corresponds perfectly with the PowerPoint Our products are easily adaptable and allow great flexibility so the teacher may tailor them to students needs. A teacher key is included for both the outline and video guide.