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2 The Geography of the Mediterranean World Lesson 5 Page 17

3 L EARNING T ARGETS: Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World I can locate the major physical features of the Mediterranean region. I can describe the key geographic and political features of medieval Europe. I can explain how geography affected selected aspects of life in medieval Europe. 17 R

4 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World List as many features of Mediterranean region as you can. L 16 W ARM- U P

5 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World With a partner, you will identify key geographic and political features of medieval Europe and describe how geography affected selected aspects of life in medieval Europe. G EOGRAPHY C HALLENGE

6 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World G EOGRAPHY C HALLENGE L 16 QUESTION 2 QUESTION 3 QUESTION 4 QUESTION 5 QUESTION 6 QUESTION 7 QUESTION 8 QUESTION 1 STEP 1 Create a CHART.

7 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World G EOGRAPHY C HALLENGE 17 R STEP 2 Attach the Map of the Mediterranean.

8 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World G EOGRAPHY C HALLENGE STEP 3 Read pages 4 and 5 in The Medieval World and Beyond. STEP 4 Complete the eight Challenge Questions. NOW, get with your Middle Ages partner. L 16 Answer each question with complete sentences in the chart. ASIA

9 16 WARM-UP List as many features of the Mediterranean region as you can. 17 Lesson 5 THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD OBJECTIVES: I can locate the major features of the Mediterranean region. I can describe the key geographical and political features of medieval Europe. I can explain how geography affected selected aspects of life in medieval Europe. What do you now know about medieval Europe that you didnt know before? What information from this map do you think will be most important in our study of medieval Europe? What questions about medieval Europe did this activity raise? WRAP UP ? ? ?

10 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Label the continent of Asia. Medieval Europe Question 1 What continent is located south of Europe? The continent located south of Europe is Africa. ASIA

11 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 2 Label the Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and Black Sea. In what ways might these bodies of water have influenced life in medieval Europe? ASIA Atlantic Ocean Mediterranean Sea These bodies of water allowed traders to move goods throughout Europe more easily but also mode settlements along coastal areas vulnerable to attack by invaders. North Sea Black Sea

12 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 3 Label the Seine, Thames, and Danube Rivers. Why do you think large medieval cities were located along rivers? Atlantic Ocean North Sea Mediterranean Sea ASIA Large cities may have been located along rivers because it was easier in medieval Europe to travel and ship goods by water. Seine Thames Danube Black Sea

13 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 4 Label the Pyrenees, Alps, and Carpathian Mountains. What effect do you think these mountains had on life in medieval Europe? The mountains acted as barriers to travelers and traders, and as protection. Pyrenees Alps Carpathian Mts Seine Thames Danube Mediterranean Sea North Sea ASIA Black Sea Atlantic Ocean

14 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 5 Label England, France, the Papal States, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Byzantine Empire. The fall of the Roman Empire created political disunity. Some invaders set up new kingdoms, while in other areas the Catholic Church or political leaders in Constantinople worked to maintain order. Seine Thames Danube Carpathian Mts Pyrenees Alps Mediterranean Sea North Sea ASIA England France Papal States Holy Roman Empire Byzantine Empire Black Sea Atlantic Ocean Each of these areas had a different leader. Why do you think Europe had no single government during the Middle Ages?

15 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 6 Label the cities of Constantinople, Hamburg, London, Paris, and Rome. What is common about the locations of all of these cities? How might that have affected life in medieval Europe? Seine Thames Danube Carpathian Mts Pyrenees Alps Mediterranean Sea North Sea ASIA England France Papal States Holy Roman Empire Byzantine Empire Constantinople Hamburg London Paris Rome These cities are all located next to bodies of water, which allowed travelers and traders to reach them easily. Black Sea Atlantic Ocean

16 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 7 Color the areas of Europe in the humid oceanic climate zone green. Medieval farmers used plows to break up the soil here. They rotated their crops (e.g., planting wheat or rye in the fall, oats or barley in the spring). What does this tell you about the climate and soil in this zone? Seine Thames Danube Carpathian Mts Pyrenees Alps Mediterranean Sea North Sea ASIA England France Papal States Holy Roman Empire Byzantine Empire Constantinople Hamburg London Paris In this climate zone, winters are cool and summers are warm, it rains moderately throughout the year, and clouds, fog, and drizzle are common. Soils are generally heavy and sticky due to high levels of clay. Black Sea Atlantic Ocean Rome

17 Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World Medieval Europe Question 8 Color the areas of Europe in the subtropical dry summer climate zone orange. In this zone, medieval farmers were able to grow a host of crops, such as wheat, olive trees, and wine grapes. What does this tell you about the climate and soil in this zone? Seine Thames Danube Carpathian Mts Pyrenees Alps Mediterranean Sea North Sea ASIA England France Papal States Holy Roman Empire Byzantine Empire Constantinople Hamburg London Paris In this climate zone, summers are warm to hot while winters are mild and rainy. Soils in this area tend to be sandy and drain well. Black Sea Atlantic Ocean Rome

18 L 16 What do you now know about medieval Europe that you didnt know before? What information from this map do you think will be most important in our study of medieval Europe? What questions about medieval Europe did this activity raise? W RAP- U P Lesson 5: The Geography of the Mediterranean World

19 Map Review Activity Identify the names of each location ASIA


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