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The First Crusade: 1095-1099 (France, Turkey, Syria, Palestine, Israel)

3 Lessons

50 minutes 0 Enrolled


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  • Materials:
  • historical map "The Crusades", video projector/interactive whiteboard, laptop with Internet connection, tablet/smartphone for each student, PowerPoint "The First Crusade"


  • Sources>
  • Popescu, Petru Demetru (1998) Istoria medieval a lumii pentru toți copiii, București, Coresi.
  • Rotundu, Elvira. Tomescu-Stachie , Carmen (2002) Istorie : manual pentru clasa a V-a, - Bucureşti : Corint Logistic,
  • Riley-Smith , Jonathan () The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading, Continuum., London (reprint after the 1903 edition)
  • *** (2012) Chronicles of the First Crusade 1096–1099, Edited and with an Introduction by Christo-pher Tyerman, Penguin Books
  • Web


  • Outcomes :
  • The students will use different resources and tools to obtain, select, organize, understand the data about the First Crusade, combining knowledge from different domains: history, geography, art, IT.

What Will I Learn?

  • 1. Students will be briefed on some of the conditions, leaders, locations, and events of the First Crusade.
  • 2. The students will place information about the First Crusade in the temporal and geograph-ical context.
  • 3. The students will comment on the new data, correctly using the terms crusade, knight, Byzantium, Islam.
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