The Middle Ages
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1. Click on World Book Kids.
Type in the white rectangle: middle ages.
2. A list of articles will appear.
Click the article called Middle Ages.
3. Read the article to find answers to these questions:
a. What is another correct name for the Middle Ages? ________________________
b. To what empire did western Europe belong before the Middle Ages?
c. When did the Middle Ages start? _______________
d. What happened to the empire when the Middle Ages began? ____________________________
e. What two things ended almost entirely during the Middle Ages? ____________________________
f. Who was an important leader during the Middle Ages? __________________________
g. What four problems occured near the end of the Middle Ages? _____________________________
h. Instead of lords, who started to rule Europe? __________________
4. At the bottom of the article is a line that shows how to cite this article. Copy it here:
5. Click on World Book Student at the very bottom of the article.
Type in the white rectangle that appears: middle ages
Click on the article called ‘Middle Ages’.
6. Read the article to find answers to these questions:
a. What two Latin words mean ‘Middle Ages’? _____________________________
b. What two religions became important in Europe during the Middle Ages? _____________________
c. What name did the Romans call the Germans? _________________
d. Who were the Germans trying to escape when the moved into the Roman Empire? ____________
7. Look at the yellow column on the left hand side to find the answers to these questions:
a. In what subtopic is the category ‘Feudalism’? ______________________
b. In what subtopic is the category ‘The decline of feudalism’? __________________________
c. In what subtopic is the photo ‘Bubonic plague’? ___________________________
8. Click on ‘Citation Information’ at the bottom of the yellow column.
Copy the line the shows how to cite this article:
9. Go to the top right hand corner of the page to find the green box called ‘Related Information’.
Click on ‘Web Sites’.
Copy the disclaimer that is found above the list of websites.