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Medieval Castle Lower Elementary Worksheet
This worksheet features an authentic image of a castle from the European Middle Ages for students to color. Students then read the informational text. Beneath the text, students trace and then write key terms (available in print manuscript or cursive script). Click here to print this worksheet in print manuscript. Click here to print this worksheet in cursive script.
Teaching Tips: 1. Have students locate and label the donjon, portcullis, moat, drawbridge, and battlements. 2. As a class, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both attacking and defending such a structure. 3. Talk about what it would have been like to live in a castle. You may enjoy showing students our photo of a real medieval castle toilet. FYI: lordsandladies.org has a lot of great, accessible information on medieval weaponry available here.
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