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The Franks and the Dark Ages

 
 

For Teachers

Charlemagne Bias Lab - Two readings on Charlemagne that mirror one another. Read them both to see how bias can greatly affect our view of a historical figure, with Doc 1 and Doc 2.

Crumbling Kingdom - What it was like to live in a civilization that was collapsing

Culture Shock: Dark Ages - Five mini activities to show how one might go about rebuilding a fallen society

For Kids

Charlemagne

Education and Preservation

Trial by Jury

Pope Adrian

Pope Leo is Embarrassed

Pope Leo Gets Even

Frankish Empire Ends