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Jousting and Heraldry Activity Page

Record your answers on the Jousting and Heraldry assignment found on the Classroom Stream. 

Step 1  Click on the picture to the right and try your hand at jousting. Read the section "What is jousting?"  Record one interesting fact in your notes. 

Step 2.  Next, read the section "What is heraldry?"  Record one fact in your notes as well.

Step 3. Now, choose your shield and choose your horse!  When you choose your armor, be sure to write one fact in your notes about armor by reading the section "What armor did they wear?"  Finally, joust!  Can you win three in a row?

Step 4.  Try a different jousting game by clicking on the images below.  Which do you like better?  

What is Heraldry and What is a Coat-of-Arms?


  • Complete the Google Form found on the Classroom Stream. You will read about Heraldry and answer questions. 

  • Try your best to figure out the Blazon for each coat-or-arms. 


  • You are now tasked with applying your knowledge of heraldry. 

  • Click on "Heraldry Game" to access the "story" about Robert.  

  • Follow the plot carefully and Answer the questions about heraldry in your organizer. 



  • Before you create a family coat-of-arms, visit this site to map out some ideas.

  • Planning ahead will make your coat-of-arms fall within the guidelines of heraldry.
  • You can save your coat-of-arms if you like and use it to inspire the coat-of-arms you will make on construction paper. (This cannot be your end product.)

Now, make your own original coat of arms!  


  • Click on the link to review the directions.  This is a paper (yes, paper) assignment!  You may print pictures to mount on your project.

  • Each coat-of-arms must use blazon terminology and include a written component. See Rubric for details.