What do you already know about life in the Middle Ages?
Life in the Middle Ages- a Pyramid
Based on your reading, where do you think the following groups would end up in the hierarchy pyramid below?
What did you learn about the power of the Church in the Middle Ages? What details from the text help to support this assertion?
What was life like for peasants (Those Who Work)?
What was life like for nobles (Those Who Fought)?
What was life like for the clergy (Those Who Prayed)?
In general, what can you infer about life in the Middle Ages from this passage?
Middle Ages Society Journal
What “estates” might there be today? Are people able to move between estates? How would you describe our present-day society? How does it compare to the Middle Ages? Are there any similarities? Why or why not? Use examples in your answer.