8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
In this lesson, students will explore a medieval village, built in Minecraft, to find out what it was like to live in Britain during medieval times.
December 10, 2016
How this map was made
Blog about how this map was made.
YouTube video showing key features of this Minecraft world.
Student challenge sheet
Medieval Journal Answers
Student challenge sheet answers.
Medieval Village (World File)
Medieval village Minecraft world file.
Hand out the medieval journal (attached) and challenge students to find all of the facts.
If time allows, challenge students to re-create their own medieval building in Minecraft.
Students to complete the 'Challenge 21' medieval journal (attached) and try to find all 20 facts about life in medieval times and write these in their journal. If time allows, students can build their own medieval house in Minecraft.
Evidence of Learning:
Students will complete the supplied journal with the facts as they find them around the village. Screenshots and in game pictures can also be included to support the students findings. Some students will write simple text; others will write more detailed descriptions about life in medieval times.
Have students plan out their build on paper before they start building their houses in Minecraft.