The Crusade Game• ObjeCTive: COlleCT as many TerriTOries as pOssible.• rules: nO pushinG, shOvinG, Or GrabbinG eaCh OTher, Or mOve The TerriTOries.
The Crusade GameRound 1: All territories are worth 5 pts. Only Green can use the white territory.Round 2: All territories are worth 5 pts. Only Red & Green can use the white territory.Round 3: All territories are worth 5 pts. All colors may occupy the white territory.Round 4: All territories are worth 5 pts, except the white area which is worth 20 pts. All colors may occupy the white territory.Round 5: All territories are worth 5 pts, except the white area which is worth 50 pts. All colors may occupy the white territory. Red team only gets points if it is the only team on the white territory. Other teams must have 4 team members on the white territory to claim it. All rules are off. But first strategize how you are going to do this.
The Crusade Game debriefinG WriTe in yOur passpOrT under uniT # 51. hOW did iT feel TO play The Game?3. Green Team, hOW did iT feel TO OCCupy The WhiTe TerriTOry firsT?5. in rOund 4, Why did yOu all COmpeTe TO OCCupy The WhiTe TerriTOry?7. Was yOur plan fOr rOund 5 jusTified?5. Can yOu Think Of any Time in hisTOry Where One pieCe Of land Was
The impOrTanCe Of jerusalemWhaT dOes The map shOW….1. WhaT Was The WhiTe pieCe Of paper represenTinG?2. WhaT landmarks dO yOu see?4. hOW is The CiTy divided?5. WhaT makes jerusalem a speCial CiTy?6. Why miGhT peOple fiGhT Over The CiTy?7. WhO dO yOu Think The Green Team, blue Team, and red Teams represenTed?
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqK-RuntywY• Stop at 1:58• http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=weMhSSYoRi4
11.1 – COmparinG TO Our aCTiviTy Classroom Competition Historic Competition (from reading) Blue, Green, Red Jews, Christians, & What were the Muslims all fought over groups? the Holy Land One piece of territory One city, Jerusalem, was What were was white important to all three you/ they faiths fighting over? Develop a strategy to It lead to religious wars How did control the white area… with the European you/they plan usually dealing with Christians first trying to to overtake the territory? violence control Jerusalem first
seCTiOn 11.2 – evenTs leadinG up TO The Crusades Causes Of The Crusades• The Seljuk Turks expanded their empire westward, overrunningmuch of Anatolia,which was part of the Byzantine Empire.• Christians in Europe were alarmed by the Seljuk advance andconcerned about thesafety and property of Christians living to the east.• Christians were worried about the fate of the Holy Land,especially Jerusalem.• After the Seljuks took control of Palestine, political turmoil madetravel unsafe and tales reached Europe of highway robbersattacking and even killing Christian pilgrims.• Christians feared they would no longer be able to visit Jerusalem
seCTiOn 11.2 – evenTs leadinG up TO The Crusades Why is iT hOly?2. Jerusalem was the city where Jesus wascrucified and rose from the dead.3. Jerusalem was the place where Muhammad rose to heaven during his Night Journey.4. Jerusalem was the spiritual capital of theJews; it was where their great Temple oncestood.
seCTiOn 11.3 – The sTOry Of The CrusadesBy 1095, the Muslims had come within a 100 miles of Byzantine capital, Constantinople. The emperor asked Pope Urban II for help. The pope told all Christians it was their duty to chase the Muslims from the Holy Land. In 1098, the Crusaders laid siege and took over the city of Antioch in Syria . The following year they surrounded Jerusalem and fought their way into the city. Some of the Crusaders stayed in the Holy Land to establish four Crusader kingdoms.
seCTiOn 11.3 – The sTOry Of The CrusadesSecond Crusade: As Muslims banded together, they fought against the Crusader kingdoms, which led Christians to call for a Second Crusade. The Crusades ended in failure after German and French armies were defeated in Anatolia and Damascus.Third Crusade: Richard I of England led the Third Crusade to retake the Holy Land from the Muslim leader Salah al-Din, who had recaptured much of Palestine. After forcing the surrender of the Palestinian town of Acre, Richard’s troops fought their way toward Jerusalem, but his army was not strong enough to attack the city. In 1192,the two leaders signed a peace treaty allowing the Crusaders to keep some territory, and allowing Christian pilgrims to enter Jerusalem.
seCTiOn 11.3 – The sTOry Of The Crusades Second Crusade: As Muslims banded together, they fought against the Crusader kingdoms, which led Christians to call for a Second Later Crusades: Later Crusades, such as the “Children’s Crusade,” Crusade. The Crusades ended in failure after German and French tended to be popular movements of poor people, and seldom armies were defeated in Anatolia and Damascus. reached the Holy Land. In Europe, Christians launched the Reconquista to retake the Iberian Peninsula. Both Portugal and Spain became independent Catholic countries. Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain used a Church court, called the Inquisition, to root out Muslims and Jews who were still practicing their old religion. Eventually Jews and Muslims were expelled from Spain.
peOple Of The Crusades• Background: There were several Crusades and each one was filled with many fascinating people who all had a different perspective of who was the good guy and who was the bad guy in the fight. As historians we try to take a non-bias approach in the matter and look at each side of the issue.
peOple Of The Crusades• Task: Since the HPOY presentation is only weeks away we will use several characters of the Crusades to get into role playing using the methods that you may have picked up from the storyteller. Your group will pretend that you are that crusader and tell your classmates about yourself and what you did. You will use words like I, me, my, etc. (voice signature) and you should show emotions when appropriate & facial expressions (body signature). You will also make up a slogan for your person (the slogan should portray their main ideas about the Crusades –see
peOple Of The Crusades• What should be discussed:• Background (is this overly important?)• Effect/Accomplishment on the Crusades or the Crusades affects on them• Opinion of the Crusades as a whole.
peOple Of The Crusades• Each group member must talk as if they are the person. You may do this in several ways. • Take a turn and then you are finished• Continually have a few sentences and keep going in rounds• Anything else creative you can think about.
peOple Of The Crusades• What do I need?• One piece of construction paper for your slogan• A notecard per person to write you part of the script on• The packet of information about your person• Blank sheets of paper to take notes• Crusader table
peOple Of The Crusades• Time Limits: • You will only have 5 minutes to present & there may be several questions afterwards (there will also be a question session at the end of your HPOY speech.• You will have an average of one class period to take notes on your person, plan out your speech and create a slogan sign.
peOple Of The Crusades• What do I do while I’m not presenting?• Fill in your table chart• Ask appropriate questions• 1 suggestion for each group for when HPOY time comes
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