Complete document for both sessions of Middle Ages in Europe. This is a large file and should be downloaded (right-click on link) and viewed in Adobe Reader.
Session 2: Analyzing the Extent and Influence of Invasions
As students examine primary and secondary sources of the Viking invasions, they uncover information about areas invaded, the conduct of the invaders, and the effects on the populations invaded. Students then examine a series of maps in order to determine the sequence of the Viking invasions through time. Using both the patterns of the Viking invasions and settlements and information gleaned from the sources students are active processors of information challenged to draw conclusions and make generalizations.
- What do sources tell us about the Viking invasions?
- How did physical geography influence the Viking invasions and patterns of settlement?
- How did the Viking invasions change over time?
- How did the invasions of the Magyars and Vikings differ?
Note: The following files contain layered pdfs. In order to manipulate map layers, each file must be downloaded to your computer.
Lesson with attachments (This is the full lesson with all the following parts included. It is large file and should be downloaded [right-click on link] and viewed in Adobe Reader.)
- Attachment F: What do Sources tell us About the Viking raids?
- Attachment G: Summary of Sources for the Teacher
- Attachment H: Invasions and Settlements Early Middle Ages (for electronic display)
- Attachment I: Invasions and Settlements Early Middle Ages
- Attachment J: Invasion Routes
- Attachment K: Tripe Venn Template
- Attachment L: Cards for Triple Venn Comparison
- Additional Map 5: Viking Invasions (b/w)
- Additional Map 6: 8th century only (b/w)
- Additional Map 7: 9th century only (b/w)
- Additional Maps 8: 10th century only (b/w)
- Additional Map 9: 11th century only (b/w)
- Additional Map 10: Areas Raided (b/w)
- Additional Map 11: Viking Routes, 7th -10th Centuries
- European Invasions, 700 -1000 A.D., online map available at http://arcg.is/1TdpnIx
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