Welcome all ye lords and ladies of the manor! You are about to embark on an exciting
adventure which will lead to a wealth of knowledge of the time in history we call the "Middle Ages." Your quest is to visit the websites below and complete the question sheet.
Just like any society, the Middle Age’s culture was impacted by its
surroundings. Reflect upon CHARLES, the Culture Dude, as you learn about Medieval Times.
C – Customs & Clothing
1.What is chivalry, and what part did it play during the Middle Ages?
2.What did the people in the various social classes wear? (Kings & Queens, Nobility, Knights, Merchants & Craftsmen, Serfs/Peasants)
·Kings, Queens, Noble & Knights
·Merchants & Craftworkers
H – History
3.How did the plague affect Europe during the 1300s?
4.What does the popular children’s rhyme,
Ring Around the Rosy symbolize?
5.What was the purpose of the Magna Carta?
6.What were some of the war weapons used during the Middle Ages?
7.List five (5) achievementsfrom the Middle Ages.
A – Art & Architecture
8.Take a virtual tour of a castle and click on the various architectural features of a castle.
Name three (3) protective features that a Middle Ages castle offered.
9.What type of home would you live in if you were a:
b. Merchant/Craftspeople(townspeople)? Take a look at a home…
c. Serf/Peasant? (commoners) Take a look at a manor…
10.Name an art contribution from the Middle Ages that can still be seen in churches today.
R – Religion
11.What were the three (3) major religious groups fighting over during the Crusades
(The Holy Wars)?
L - Language
12. Read stanza (verse) one, two, and three of the poem, The Pied Piper.Translate, into
Modern English, stanza two.Watch the old Disney version of The Pied Piper.
13.Who could read and write during the Middle Ages?
E - Eats (food)
14.List seven (7) different foods that might have appeared on the table at a Medieval feast.
15.What would have been the difference between the experience of a nobleman and a serf at a Medieval meal?
S – Song & Dance
16.What did the Medieval people do for fun?
You will enjoy this… Watch this You Tube video of a real-life joust.