This outstanding and beautifully illustrated lesson has been designed to help students evaluate how fair was Medieval Society. Its key aims is to look at how society was organised, what roles various people played within a Medieval Village and then to use this information to draw a conclusion. This lesson includes a number of activities which can be seen in the detailed preview. They have been designed for middle to low ability students in a secondary or primary school.
When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a PowerPoint with twenty two slides and a one page Word document which includes the information for the characters in a Medieval Village. The PowerPoint include aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, activities, thinking skills activities, diagrams, maps, pictures, templates and information slides to help facilitate the lesson.
The lesson begins with either a buzz and go or a snowballing activity. This is followed by an introductory slide and a series of information slides which look at how a Medieval Village was organised and the roles played by the Villeins, Lord of the Manor, Parish Priest, the Miller, Reeve and the Blacksmith. This is followed up by a heads and tails activity, matching the different roles with their definitions and a thinking skills hierarchy triangle to help students decide the level of their importance within the village. The next problem solving activity get students to use the character cards and a map of a Medieval Village to help them decide where everyone in the village would have lived. This is followed up by an information slide and activity which could be printed off for homework to get students to compare and contrast a Medieval cottage with their own home. The last activity is designed to get students to access how each of the different people would have felt about aspects of life in a Medieval Village. This can be used to help them assess how fair was Medieval Society. This is rounded off by a choice of two plenaries including an exit quiz.
The aims and objectives of the lesson are:
Theme: How fair was Medieval Society?
Know: What are the key features of a Medieval village?
Understand: What roles did different people play within the village?
Evaluate: How fair was Medieval Society?
Skills: Source Analysis, Cause, Consequence & Collaboration
WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: The key features of a Medieval village
Explain: What roles did different people play within the village?
Analyse: How fair was Medieval Society?
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