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Chapter 5 - Unit 4 - Decline of Feudalism

Essential Question: How did events in Europe contribute to the decline of


feudalism and the rise of democratic thought?
Duration of Unit: 9 days

-Lesson 8-Day 8 I will synthesize how political events, disease, and conflict contributed to the decline of
feudalism.
I will synthesize how political events, disease and conflict contributed to the rise of
democratic thought.

-IntroductionJournal Question: Describe an event that has changed the way you live and explain
how that event changed your life.
Use note cards to call on students: students respond with answer, and
teacher will to apply to unit of study.
Tie in to how lives are changing during this time period due to these
declines, humanize history.

-Activity- Review
(Throughout Class)
Log on to Socrative - socrative.com, classroom code.
Febreze Warm-Up: What you need a refreshment on, post concerns, can post
throughout class. (Like twitter, have fun with it)
Competition, have students answer their peers concerns. If I intervene, I
gain one tally. If they answer peers concern correctly, students gain one tally. If
they win, extra rewards on their quiz.
(20min)TCI Reading Challenge
In separate tab, students will answer the reading challenge questions for
review
Must get an 80% or higher to earn credit for todays daily assignment
grade
During activity, students can pose questions on socrative if they dont
understand concepts.
(15min)Synthesizing Unit
Present short answer questions (answer on socrative):
How did feudalism shape medieval society?

What was the feudal system life like for nobles and
peasants?
How did the Magna Carta and Model Parliament lead to the
decline of feudalism and rise of democratic thought?
The Bubonic Plague wiped out a third of Europes
population, how did it contribute to the decline of feudalism?
The Hundred Years War lasted for more than one-hundred
years, however, it contributed to the decline of feudalism and rise of
democratic thought in what way?

-Wrap-up(5min)Organizing Thoughts/Homework
Feudalism Review
How did feudalism shape medieval society?
What was the feudal system life like for nobles
and peasants?
Reference Black Plague activity from yesterday
Emphasis on trading from Asia
Reference 100s Year War
Emphasis the lack of need for vassals, due to
kings buying soliders and armies
Comment on the Google Classroom what you need to
refresh yourself at home on.
Remind students of the opportunities presented on Google
Classroom

Resources: ChromeBook, Socrative, pencil, paper


Assessment Strategies: Socrative, Reading Challenge