Learning Outcome:

  • To discover the best way to attack motte and bailey, stone keep and concentric castles.
  • To discover the defensive features of motte and bailey, stone keep and concentric castles.

Skills Developed: Knowledge and Understanding, Historical Terms, Change over Time.

Introduction:

Remind pupils to read instructions carefully and to ask for help if they do not understand.

When ready, click on ‘Begin Lesson’.

(Duration: 2 minutes)

Part 1:

Pupils to read motte and bailey castle explanation page. The teacher could select students to read out loud. The teacher can ask the students questions about motte and bailey castles to check their understanding.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 2:

Pupils to choose what they would use to attack a motte and bailey castle.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 3:

Read stone keep castles explanation page. Teacher to ask students questions about keep castles to check their understanding.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 4:

Pupils to choose what they would use to attack a stone keep castle.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 5:

Read concentric castles explanation page. Teacher to ask students questions about concentric castles to check their understanding.

(Duration: 10 minutes)

Part 6:

Pupils to choose what they would use to attack a concentric castle.

(Duration: 10 minutes)