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Medieval Life - Lesson Plan

Medieval Life - Lesson Plan

Learning Outcome:To develop knowledge and understanding of life in Medieval Britain.

Skills Developed: Knowledge and Understanding; Communication.


Remind pupils to read instructions carefully and to ask for help if they do not understand.

When ready, click on 'Begin Lesson'.

(Duration: 2 minutes)

Part 1:

Pupils to read the Feudal System explanation page. This could be done as a class activity with pupils clicking on the yellow boxes and reading aloud, or pupils can work independently, moving on at their own pace.

(Duration: 5 minutes)

Part 2:

Pupils then complete a missing word activity to check understanding.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 3:

Pupils move on to Medieval Clothing. Read the explanation page, again either independently or as a whole class.

(Duration: 6 minutes)

Part 4:

To check understanding, pupils now have to complete a quiz about Medieval clothing.

(Duration: 6 minutes)

Part 5:

Pupils move on to learn about Medieval food. They are shown a picture of a Baron sitting at his table in the hall of his manor house. They should then read the information below the picture.

(Duration: 6 minutes)

Part 6:

Pupils are now taken to an information page about Medieval housing. Pupils can read the information independently or as a class.

(Duration: 6 minutes)