Bring history to life by having students role play as lords and battle for the control of Europe. The easy to run simulation cycles through short lectures, role playing rock, paper, scissors battles and CFUs/ reflections that cover the different Frankish kings and simulate the development of feudalism. It concludes with reflection questions where students briefly explain the causes of feudalism.
- Fall of Rome
- Germanic Kings
- Vikings, Magyar and Muslim invasions
- Feudalism - Vassal
On day two, students will use their new understanding of the development of feudalism to write an ACE/ CER paragraph in a writing workshop.
Explaining feudalism is one of the hardest concepts Social Studies teachers teach. This simulation and writing workshop will allow you to be the fun teacher, while bringing history to life and teaching writing skills!
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