This dynamic presentation on the Normans provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. This was the culture that would transform Western Europe.
These descendants of Vikings would settle into Northern France and assimilate into European culture. They would not remain peaceful and set out from their new home to conquer and influence other parts of the Western World. From England to Sicily and on Crusade these knights would leave their mark on Europe.
This presentation examines the following topics:
♦ Viking settlers
♦ Founding of Normandy
♦ William the Conqueror
♦ Battle of Hastings
♦ Normans in Sicily
♦ Richard the Lionheart
♦ The End of the Normans
This class takes approximately 90-minutes. There are four links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~10 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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