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Knights of the Middle Ages

Knight
Knight
Knight

Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this social studies mini-lesson to give students a general overview of the brave warriors on horseback who fought in western Europe. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both social studies teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

Grades
4
5
6

Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to knights, the brave warriors on horseback who fought in western Europe from about 800 to the 1600s. Teach students about some of the milestones required to become a medieval knight and the duties required of the position. 

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Eyewitness: Knight

Christopher Gravett

Eyewitness: Knight is a spectacular and informative guide to the life and times of the medieval knight and his followers with superb color photographs of everything from suits of armor to the lord and lady of the manor in full costume. Get a look into the lives of medieval people at peace and during wartime.

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