Use this informational text to teach students about the Hierarchy of the Catholic Church; it's role in the society, and the conflict of Pope Gregory VII and king Henry IV. Includes a differentiated graphic organizer that could be used to have students take meaningful notes as they read the informational text. Review questions are included at the end of the text.
This lesson covers CA SS seven grade standards:
# 7.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the conflict and cooperation between the Papacy and European monarchs (e.g., Charlemagne, Gregory VII, Emperor Henry IV).
# 7.8 Understand the importance of the Catholic church as a political, intellectual, and
Vocabulary words explained in the text and are in bold font to help capture students' attention. Enjoy!
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