Saturday, September 12, 2015



This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering topics including architects and engineers, castles, cathedrals, siege engines, and peasant huts in the Middle Ages. Activities, review game, worksheet and teachers key are all included.   This product is perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops!  The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

There were many construction jobs during the Middle Ages!  Not only were castles and cathedrals being built, so were manors and huts. What type of building job could you hope to find in Medieval times? Actually, there were many, many possibilities for employment: Architects, Engineers, Quarryman, Carpenters, Laborers and more!  This lesson covers the jobs of the builders, the styles of the time and information on siege engines!

This is one lesson in a series of Medieval Career Lesson Plans.   

Reading Passages:
7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:

·        Who Were the Medieval Builders?
·        Castles and Palaces; Cathedrals and Churches
·        Romanesque and Gothic Styles
·        The Grotesques and Gargoyles
·        Medieval Engineers
·        Battering Ram and Siege Tower
·        Peasant Huts

This product includes the following classroom activities:

Ø Job Application
Ø Architects, Craftsmen and Engineers Worksheet
Ø Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
Ø Stained Glass Craft Idea
Ø Medieval Architecture Memory Instructions and Pieces
Ø Castle Coloring Page
Ø Contest: Use a Simple Catapult
Ø Create Your Own Catapult
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