Medieval lives in Material Culture

In this lesson, we will study archaeological and other material artefacts. This will help us learn more about the daily lives of medieval peasants.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the most likely reason why the Luttrell Psalter was created?

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Q2.According to the Luttrell Psalter, medieval peasants would...

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Q3.Why is it difficult to know how realistic the Luttrell Psalter is?

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Q4.Which is the most accurate statement about Domesday Book and the Luttrell Psalter?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the most likely reason why the Luttrell Psalter was created?

1/4

Q2.According to the Luttrell Psalter, medieval peasants would...

2/4

Q3.Why is it difficult to know how realistic the Luttrell Psalter is?

3/4

Q4.Which is the most accurate statement about Domesday Book and the Luttrell Psalter?

4/4

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Medieval Lives in Material Culture

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these best described the study of material culture?

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Q2.Wharram Percy is an excellent option for studying material culture because...

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Q3.The child's leather shoe discovered in a pond had several leather patches. Which of these conclusions did Christopher Dyer reach?

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Q4.Why were doom paintings often found in churches?

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Q5.Let's say we found an unknown object at Wharram Percy, and it looked slightly like a handheld tool. Which source would be more helpful for providing an answer for what it is?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Medieval Lives in Material Culture

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these best described the study of material culture?

1/5

Q2.Wharram Percy is an excellent option for studying material culture because...

2/5

Q3.The child's leather shoe discovered in a pond had several leather patches. Which of these conclusions did Christopher Dyer reach?

3/5

Q4.Why were doom paintings often found in churches?

4/5

Q5.Let's say we found an unknown object at Wharram Percy, and it looked slightly like a handheld tool. Which source would be more helpful for providing an answer for what it is?

5/5

Lesson summary: Medieval lives in Material Culture

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