The Reformation Across Europe Activities for High School History

Instructor: Nora Jarvis

Nora has a Master's degree in teaching, and has taught a variety of elementary grades.

What exactly happened during the Reformation that still has ramifications today? Help your students answer this question and others in this collection of activities to help your students explore the Reformation.

The Reformation

Before the Reformation, the Catholic Church was a dominant force in Europe. When a monk named Martin Luther challenged the practices of the Catholic Church by stapling his challenges to a church door, the Reformation began as more people began to challenge Church's leadership and the strict rules instated by them.

As you teach your students about the Reformation, it will be important to give your students opportunities to analyze and evaluate the different causes of the Reformation and the impact it still has on our modern society. The following activities will help you teach your students about the Reformation and its impact.

Reformation Cause and Effect


  • Notecards
  • Pencils
  • Coloring materials

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