This dynamic presentation on the Crusades provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Bring this key era to life for your students!
The Crusades were a defining event for Europe, less so for the Islamic World, but their significance would increase in time as a symbol of the struggle between two different religious worlds.
Topics covered include:
♦ The mythologizing and romanticizing of the Crusades
♦ Reasons for the Crusades
♦ The launching of the First Crusade
♦ The Second and Third Crusade
♦ Struggles between Richard and Saladin
♦ The debacle of the Fourth Crusade
♦ The economic, political, and social impact of the Crusades
This class takes approximately two hours. There are seven links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~25 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
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)
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Corresponding Movie Guides
• The Dark Ages
• Islam Empire of Faith Part 2
• The Black Plague
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