Download the module in its entirety here: Feudalism, Middle School
Inquiry Question: What was life like for a medieval serf and how do you know?
- Introduce claims, evidence and reasoning to middle schoolers and how to create claims, consider evidence, use evidence to support claims and explain reasoning.
- Build knowledge about feudalism as context for understanding the Enlightenment. (This advances the content goals for the course.)
- Lay the groundwork for students to be able to develop historical empathy—for students to develop an understanding of life from a medieval point of view.