Medieval Lives: Section 1
What are your ideas about the Middle Ages?
This section isn’t about a topic or event. Its first purpose is to help student identify the ideas they already have about the period, whether they see it negatively or positively.
Secondly this section sets up the overall enquiry ‘Are people right to be so negative about the Middle Ages?’. Each section of ‘Medieval Lives’ will feed into this enquiry to a greater or lesser extent. This section could equally well be used to link together your own classroom materials.
This section was revised and streamlined in August 2021. The original opening can now be found as a separate activity ‘When were the Middle Ages?’ HERE …