The End of the Middle AgesRead about the end of the Middle Ages. There are many events that caused the medieval civilization to fall back. List some of these events.
- The Hundred Years war
- civil wars
- peasant revolts
- disease and plague
- trouble in the church
Base on the information you have learned this year, write a short puppet show script that brings to life some aspect of the Middle Ages. Make puppets for the script. Practice and perform your show for an audience.Tournament:
The Medieval Feast
Archery, Javelin Throw, Quoits, Dobblers, Horseshoes and Bocce, Hammer Throwing, Sword fighting, jousting
Set the Table with Trenchers, goblets, wooden utensils, salt cellar, greens and candles, set up hand washing
Trumpet Entry and Announcement of King and Queen
Ceremonial Hand washing
Toasts: Sparkling Cider, Hard Cider or Mead
Course 1: Pottage of split pea, smoked fish
(king passes salt)
subtles: King's rolls and herb butter
Course 2: Present the Boar's Head
Baked Chicken and Roasted Vegetables
Entertainment: The Bard's Ode
Course 3: Sweetmeats
Cheese, nuts, Gyngerbred
The Quest: The Queen is Kidnapped! Roleplaying her rescue.
You might also want to see Our Medieval Feast, 2011.