This excellent Coat of Arms project is great for a unit on the Middle Ages or for a back-to-school "get to know each other activity"! Included is a directions page that gives the historical background of Coats of Arms and heraldry, as well as simple instructions for students on how to create a Coat of Arms. Next is a fantastic printable Coat of Arms template to use in class and a rubric to help with grading. Your students will love making these!
Feudalism- political and social order that developed during the Middle Ages when royal governments were no longer able to defend their subjects; nobles offered protection and land in return for service