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Chivalry Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde
Use this lesson plan to teach your students about knighthood and chivalry. A video lesson explains knight training, the code of chivalry and the role it played in the Middle Ages. Student will then apply these concepts hands-on by creating a chivalrous skit and a code of conduct.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • describe the role of knights in the Middle Ages
  • explain a knight's training and the code of chivalry

Length

1 hour

Materials

  • Chart paper
  • Task cards of everyday events in your classroom, such as walking into the classroom, getting books out of lockers, etc. - one for each small group
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Aluminum foil

Key Vocabulary

  • Feudalism
  • Page
  • Squire
  • Code of chivalry
  • Magna Carta

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.3

Identify key steps in a text's description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

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