The end in mind writing an Extended response

Explain the impact of … on medieval society.

Narrow down your selections to TWO themes and immerse yourself researching information using these tools. Click HERE for  a video tutorial on how to use these tools.

The library catalogue for books

Look for Medieval history for an overview of the topic. You can change the Reading levels.
Then search for specific topics eg. Richard the Lionheart, Crossbow, Castles.
Use the Primary sources and Best websites.

This is a 20 minute summary that will help you immerse yourself in this topic.


The History Reference Centre for magazine articles

Gale in Context database for Primary and Secondary sources

Don’t forget to collect your references as you go with in built citation tools or for websites and books use

Choose ONE topic and locate TWO sources of information

How to use Citemaker to reference websites video tutorial

Referencing using different library information tools video tutorial

Time to research THREE secondary sources and ONE primary source

These resources can help you:

Good for primary sources

Suggested books

usborne castles
Usborne book of castles 940.1

Knights and castles
Knights & castles 940.1 STE

Good for Year 8 reading level

Oxford Insight history

Oxford Insight history 909 DEN
Concise information.

Oxford big ideas
Oxford big ideas in Geography and History 8 910 EAS
Clear section on castles