This site provides provides informational articles, presentations in PowerPoint format and short videos about the Crusades. Interactive games, designing shields and self-directed activities are given. One of the activities involves students in discovering how the Crusades led to improved trade with other countries. Includes eThemes Resources on The Crusades.
Use this link for information on The Crusades and it's effects on exploration and trade. Additional links provide presentations in PowerPoint format, interactive games, and video clips. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Learn about "wars of the cross" or the crusades led by Christian world against Muslims between the XI and XIV centuries. Find out why medieval knights went to recover the Holy Land. Learn also about Islamic, Byzantium, and European cultures and people. The sites include authentic paintings, contemporary photographs and images, timeline of seven crusades, and maps. There are links to eThemes Resources on medieval castles, knights, and feudalism.