Jan. 20-24

Students were asked to read pp. 47-52 in the text and write a few paragraphs about the life of a peasant living and working on a manor.

Write a journal entry: The year is 1100 A.D. and you are a serf living in the English Countryside.What is a typical day like for you? Describe in detail the struggles for you and your family as you try to survive in the middle ages. Describe the Manor where you live and life on it.

Students were asked to create a “Manor Map” showing all the things found on a manor that would help make it self sufficient. Manor Map Assignment

Students watched this video  to look at primary source images to get a better understanding of life on a manor.

The Manor map and the joural entry are due on Monday Jan. 27