Medieval Studies for K-12
For Students and Teachers
A site designed by a team at Palos South Middle School, in Palos Park,
Illinois. Includes information and activities on a number of medieval
topics, from dance to the Crusades to medicine.
The Crusades: A View
Created by a class of sixth-graders in Jordan. Includes virtual tours
of crusader castles and pedagogical materials.
Mr. Dowling's Virtual
Classroom: The Crusades and the Rise of Islam
A general introduction to the Crusades suitable for children.
An Internet Book on the
A vast project which addresses many aspects of medieval culture.
Compiled by students at Foothill College, Palo Alto, California, under
the supervision of Dr. Konnilyn Feig.
Castles of Britain's
Castle Learning Center
Includes virtual tours of Gothic cathedrals and a three page glossary of
British Literature and AP Page
Background information for teaching and studying British literature from
the Anglo-Saxon period through the 20th century.
Legend (grades 9-12)
A Storybook Romance:
Dante's Paolo and Francesca (grades 9-12)
Chaucer's Wife of
Bath (grades 8-12)
Mapping the Past
A Knight's Tour
A professional organization specializing in medieval demonstrations in
schools. For lesson plan suggestions, see particularly http://weber.u.washington.edu/~sirbrand/boke5.htm.
Mr. Donn's World
History Lesson Plans and Activities for K-12 Teachers and Students
Includes a medieval section, among other choices, with links to many other
sites of interest. See also Mr.
Medieval Studies in the Schools
Includes suggested reading lists and lesson plans for elementary, middle,
and high schools.
A humanities Web site sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities,
the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI WorldCom, and the National Trust
for the Humanities. Includes an assortment of lesson
plans geared at incorporating humanities Web sites into teaching.
Some relevant lesson plans on EDSITEment:
Educational Organizations and Other Pedagogical Resources
Consortium for the Teach
ing of the Middle Ages (TEAMS) High School Project
Links to pedagogy oriented sites.
The Original Hungry
Frog Game Series
Latin and Homeric Greek Language Vocabulary software, grades 4-12.
A medieval living history farm located near Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
Offers on site activities as well as in-school programming.
Center for Medieval Studies
Provides free demonstrations for schools as well as non-education oriented
groups of medieval arms and armor.
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