Stained Glass Windows in the Middle Ages: Purpose & Importance


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When did the time period known as the Middle Ages occur?

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1. Which of the following elements were some advances that came with Gothic architecture?

2. Who is known as the 'Father of stained glass'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can determine how much you know about stained glass windows during the Middle Ages. Their purpose and importance are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • When the Middle Ages occur
  • The purpose of stained glass windows in Gothic churches
  • Person known as the 'Father of stained glass'
  • Why natural light in the Stain Denis cathedral was important

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about advances resulting from Gothic architecture
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on stained glass during the Middle Ages
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why stained glass windows were used in Gothic churches and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Stained Glass Windows in the Middle Ages: Purpose & Importance is a lesson you can use to review more about:

  • Another name for the Middle Ages
  • Characteristics of Gothic architecture
  • Physical attributes of most Gothic churches