This dynamic presentation on the Church in the Middle Ages provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Your students will understand the power the Church had on medieval society.
During the High Middle Ages the Church was the most powerful institution in Europe. It influenced every aspect of every individual's life regardless of class. Kings and kingdoms who crossed the Church found themselves greatly weakened.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ The Church as a unifying force in Europe
♦ Clovis and Charlemagne
♦ The Sacraments
♦ Hierarchy of the Church
♦ Donation of Constantine
♦ East West Schism
♦ Investiture Controversy
♦ Monasticism and Rule of St. Benedict
This class takes approximately 75-minutes. There are five links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~20 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary. The video clips come from The Dark Ages
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
Check out the entire Middle Ages series!
Lesson 1: Introduction to the Middles Ages
The Early Middle Ages
Lesson 2: The Franks
Lesson 3: Anglo-Saxon England
Lesson 4: The Vikings
Lesson 5: Rise of Islam
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The High Middle Ages
Lesson 6: The Feudal System
Lesson 7: The Church in the Middle Ages
Lesson 8: The Normans
Lesson 9: The Crusades
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The Late Middle Ages
Lesson 10: Gothic Art and Architecture
Lesson 11: Scottish Wars of Independence
Lesson 12: The Hundred Years War
Lesson 13: Society in the Late Middle Ages (coming soon)
Late Middle Ages Bundle
Corresponding Movie Guides
• The Dark Ages
• Islam Empire of Faith Part 2
• The Black Plague
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