Different Types of Castles: Lesson for Kids


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What was one of the main purposes of a castle?

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1. Where was the motte positioned in a motte-and-bailey castle?

2. A turret is another word for what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz help you see how much you know about castles. Turrets and the purpose of castles are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials to check your understanding of:

  • Features of medieval castles
  • A major feature of the concentric castle
  • Where the motte was in a motte-and-bailey castle
  • The main purpose of a castle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on different kinds of castles
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about another word for turret
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about concentric, medieval and motte-and-bailey castles

Additional Learning

Different Types of Castles: Lesson for Kids is a lesson you can use to learn even more about these structures. You'll study the following:

  • When castles were popular
  • The look of castles
  • Roles of a castle
  • What a moat is