Resource Citation L1 Ducksters: Timeline of the Middle Ages L2 The Domesday Book L3The Finer Times: The Doomsday Book L4 Mr. Donn’s Middle Ages for Kids: Medieval Literature L5 Ducksters: Middle Ages for Kids: Art and Litrerature L6 Beowolf
Answer these questions based on your reading and research. The numbers and letters in the brackets after each question will help you identify in which resource the answer can be found.
When were the middle ages? [L1] Describe the Domesday Book. [L2] What information could be found in the Domesday Book [L3]? Who ordered that the Domesday book to be written? [L3] What year was the Domesday book written? [L2] Why was the Domesday book written? [L2] Are there any stories from the middle ages which are still read today [L4]? How were some stories passed from one person to another, since most people could not read [L4]? List four titles of stories created in the Middle Ages [L4, L5] How are the words from Beowulff different from today’s writing [L6]? In the Middle Ages, what were most stories about [L5]?
Answer these questions based on your reading and research. Identify a possible "turning point" (transformational event/key idea/invention that changed the course of history) and fully answer the questions below. Write your items in the blank row directly below each question.
What was the innovation? ("key idea", "turning point", "transformational event") Who was involved? When was the time period? Where did this innovation occur? What was life like before the innovation (you may have to infer this)? *Can you identify a specific cause for this innovation? (bonus question) How did life or culture change after the innovation? Why could this be considered a turning point (go back to your definition of Turning Point)?