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Overview of the Middle Ages

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Title:

Overview of the Middle Ages

URL:

https://youtu.be/H5ZJujqa0YQ

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This video is from Khan Academy and discusses the European Middle Ages to the beginning of the Renaissance. The video gives an overview with maps and touches on the key events like the Great Schism, Crusades, and the Black Death.  The video is 10 minutes and 42 seconds in length.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 8
World History to 1500
17 ) Explain how events and conditions fostered political and economic changes in the late Middle Ages and led to the origins of the Renaissance.

Examples: the Crusades, Hundred Years' War, Black Death, rise of the middle class, commercial prosperity

•  Identifying changes in the arts, architecture, literature, and science in the late Middle Ages (1300-1400 A.D.)
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History to 1500
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Analyze events and conditions of the late Middle Ages and explain how these led to the origins of the Renaissance.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • foster
  • origins
  • Renaissance
  • Middle Ages
  • Gothic
  • pandemic
  • Inquisition
  • vernacular
  • heresy
  • plague
  • King Edward III
  • Battle of Crécy
  • Joan of Arc
  • War of the Roses
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How the new prosperity of the late Middle Ages enabled the expansion of religious wealth and influence.
  • The effects of the Crusades on Europe.
  • The social and economic impact of the Black Death.
  • The cause and effect of the Hundred Years' War.
  • Identify changes in the arts, architecture, literature, and science in the late Middle Ages.
  • Changes in intellectual thought and economic prosperity that lead to an increase in education among most social groups.
  • Economic changes that resulted in a larger middle class and greater commercial prosperity.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Understand textual evidence of primary and secondary sources.
  • Locate places on a map.
  • Compare and contrast historical events.
  • Analyze historical events for cause and effect.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Events and changes in the late Middle ages led to the origins of the Renaissance.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.8.17- Identify at least one key event, accomplishment, or person from the late Middle Ages.


Tags: Crusades, The Hundred Years War, The Middle Ages
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Boyd