The Siege of Jerusalem, 1096 CE: Common Core and the Christian Perspective!
This Siege of Jerusalem lesson is included in the larger "Middle Ages Unit" located here:
Middle Ages Unit: 14 Engaging Lessons to teach the Middle Ages (Medieval Times)!
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In this Siege of Jerusalem activity, students are introduced to the First Crusade with an account from one of the Christian Crusaders!
Students work individually or in pairs to translate sections of an account from one of the Christians who traveled on the First Crusade! Then, students create either four-step comic strips to show the progression of the events in Jerusalem or a four-step graffiti wall!
This is great activity to integrate the challenging Common Core standards with an activity like the Crusades!
** A teacher key is included! **
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