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Try a general search of Middle Ages to get a feel for the era. Type in your role to find more relevant information (ie. knight, serf, baker, etc.)
Try the same searching tips as Britannica. World Book is a more visual database, so will have more pictures and videos.
Middle Ages Books on Sora
You can access many e-books on Sora for this project. Make sure to "Read a Sample" of the book first, and check the Chapters to make sure you can use it before you "Check It Out". Books should be returned as soon as possible so the next person can use them.
How to Access E-Books on Sora
How to get started with listening on Sora!
1. Install the app or go to http://soraapp.com. (available for Desktop, Tablets, and Mobile)
2. Search for your school or use your school’s setup code. (Crofton House School)
3. Sign in with your student or staff login information. (School Google Account.)
4. Enjoy amazing e-books and audiobooks!
5. Watch the Sora Overview video for more information on features, or visit the Senior Library page on Canvas or Sora website or resources for additional help.
Videos About the Middle Ages
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Note: Enter your Google email on the login screen (under "Access via G Suite").
Then you can either:
a) create a new account with your Google email and password
b) enter your old Noodletools name & password and it will sync to your Google email
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Websites and Online Tools
Church in the Middle Ages
Learn more about religion and the role of the pope in the Middle Ages.
Economy and the Middle Ages
Learn more about the trading and guild system of the Middle Ages. Including information on artisans like blacksmiths, bakers and more.
Education in the Middle Ages
Learn more about education in the Middle Ages. In particular, the difference between education for Lords, vs. women and children.
Everyday Life in the Middle Ages
An excellent resource covering: nobles, priests and nuns, merchants, monks, squires, lords and more. Learn more about life in a castle, medieval town, as well as art and culture.