Black Death, 1348 CE: A Bone-Chilling Investigation on the Bubonic Plague! Middle Ages!
This Black Death investigation is included in two larger unit bundles, the Middle Ages Unit and the Black Death Bundle, located here:
Middle Ages Unit: 16 Engaging Lessons to teach the Middle Ages (Medieva
Black Death Bundle! 2 Investigations about Bubonic Plague, History, & Science!
In this Black Death bundle, you receive two highly-engaging investigations concerning the Black Death, Bubonic Plague, Modern Science, and more! Two great investigations, one great price, and very Common Core focuse
This power point has some fantastic visuals of the black death/bubonic plague. It also shows the spread of the disease throughout Medieval/Feudal Europe with a great map. There are several key questions that encourage discussion. This powerpoint is sure to grab your students attention!
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Recently revised to align with common core writing! In this activity students create a 9 scene storyboard for an animated film. The film should be about a flea-ridden rat who helps to spread the Bubonic Plague into Europe during the 1300s. An example page and an easy step by step how to draw a basic
This is a completely cross curricular class lesson for History (Middle Ages or Feudal Europe), Science and Math! This product is a collaboration of history, science and math teachers! Here’s what’s included:
✓A fun introduction handshake-spread of disease simulation with lesson instructions, discus
This is a whole lesson designed to teach students about how horrible the plague was and how it spread so easily. They will participate in a simulation where the goal is to just SURVIVE. Throughout playing the game/simulation they will see how quickly and easily the plague spread throughout Europe. I
The following document allows students to make a Public Service Announcement warning people the spreading plague and what to do to avoid being infected. This will allow students to research the plague and think about what people in the Middle Ages would have been so afraid of.
This project gives students the opportunity to delve deep into many aspects of life during the black death (bubonic plague) in medieval Europe. As journalists, the task of your students is to capture the major issues and events of the bubonic plague. While there is a lot of room for creativity and
This assignment provides two modified primary source readings on the causes, spread, and responses to the Black Death. You can chose which handout would work best for your entire class or you can differentiate the content by providing individual students with the handout that best aligns with their
Informational PPT about the Plague:
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Links to videos (Ratatouille: History of the Rat and 1933 Pied Piper...clips not included, but are on You-Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAfxnacyejA AND http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAfxnacy
This presentation provides an overview of the bubonic plague outbreak known as the Black Death that spread through Asia and Europe during the 14th century. It includes an overview of the Black Death, information on where the plague started, how the plague spread, symptoms of the plague, treatments,
This download includes PART 5 of the unit described below:
Extremely visual, interactive, and activity-rich PPT on Medieval Europe. The unit is broken into lesson described below. The lessons can be taught as a whole unit, or stand-alone lessons. The unit includes word sorts, definitions, visual
Bubonic Plague or Black Death reading sheet, graphic organizer, and primary source activity!
This resource is all about the origins of the Bubonic Plague or Black Death! This is an excellent and east to understand history of the origins and spread of the Bubonic Plague into Europe.
In this resour
This three page activity can be used for either class work or homework. Students will analyze one of the most iconic paintings from the era of the Black Death. This works great as a group activity!
Included are two pages of in depth analysis question that are designed to make students think deepl
Those who teach Medieval History know how important the study of bubonic plague wa to changes that occurred throughout Europe in the 14th century. Here is a slide show that can be used with junior high school students that will capture their attention with facts and visuals. This presentation cove
In this activity, students will go on a scavenger hunt around the school to find and analyze documents to determine the effects of the Bubonic Plague on Europe. Sound like a DBQ? It is, but the kids will never know! You will need to create your own clues for the 7 locations (one per document) but th
Students will choose one of two projects in which they will be comparing and contrasting the bubonic plague with infectious diseases today. This project helps students understand the point of view of health care professionals and the reality of infectious diseases. Includes websites for additional r
Venn diagram comparing the Bubonic Plague (Black Death) and AIDS. Categories included on the side to support students in finding information to contrast for: time existed, death tolls, method for spreading, how it was passed, areas hit, prevention, and cure. Key included.
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Take a trip back to the time of the Crusades and the Bubonic Plague. This interactive Reader's Theater activity illustrates what life was like during the Crusades and Bubonic Plague. Topics covered include soldier's reasons for fighting the Crusades, the introduction of the Inquisition, the Plague
The Black Death was one of the most devastating epidemics in human history. This fun, exciting, (and actually somewhat heartbreaking) dice game will transport your students back to medieval Europe! They need to try to have as few lives lost in their village and call upon Guy de Chauliac to save them
The Bubonic Plague
The bubonic plague, or Black Death, was a killer disease that swept repeatedly through many areas of the world. It wiped out two-thirds of the population in some areas of China, destroyed populations of Muslim towns in Southwest Asia, and then decimated one-third of the Europea
This is an essay question on the Bubonic Plague. It asks for the following: definition of interaction, historical background of the plague, effects of the plague and if our technology is an advantage or disadvantage when it comes to the outbreak of plague.
In this lesson students will learn about The Black Death (the Bubonic Plague) that ravaged and killed an enormous portion of people in Europe during the middle ages. The lesson discusses the causes, the disastrous effects and the long lasting impact it had on people during the middel ages and even t
This PowerPoint lesson is an in depth look at the Bubonic Plague of the Middle Ages & and all the surrounding information. This lesson includes: factual information, pictures, multimedia, and higher order thinking in-lesson questioning. In addition, it features a writing prompt that is meant to
A Powerpoint Presentation on The Bubonic Plague (Black Death). Includes Pictures, animations and transitions. (11 slides) Presentation is a summary of the disease covering how and when it was spread and what people did to avoid it.
Students will be able to explain how the Plague reached Europe.
Students will be able to describe the political, economic, and social effects of the Plague on Europe.
Excellent PP that has documents included in it.
Also includes short video clip that really gives a good visual on the plague.
This ppt goes through the basic facts on the Black Plague of Europe that occurred during the Medieval Period. In this ppt there are discussion questions to give some brain break moments and an exit ticket that involves learning a new song! Please see my other listing to obtain the awesome and intera
History comes alive when students assume the role of an investigator during the Middle Ages. Get students excited to learn about the Black Death and determine the effects on the people and society of the Middle Ages.
Packet includes comprehensive yet compact paragraphs summarizing key data. Worksheet includes space for students to write their answers right on the page. Each worksheet is complete with images for visual learners and multiple reading comprehension questions.
In this lesson, students will work in groups to analyze the social, economic, political, and religious changes that took place in Western European society after the Bubonic Plague subsided in 1348, by creating and acting in short plays that demonstrate their mastery of the subject. They will also cr
Students will collaborate in creating an I- Movie based on the premise that a deadly virus or pathogenic bacteria has spread in their neighborhood and has killed all of the adults.
Students can choose from two different scenarios.
I’ve had great success with this project. The fun part is watchin
This resource for Middle Ages (Medieval) Europe is ideal for 5th – 9th grades. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers. You will find that all of the lessons and pages in my notebooks are truly interactive, not just worksheets to color and glue into notebooks.
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Students will have the opportunity to create posters, dialogues, debates, newspapers, talk shows, advertisements, training manual booklets, visuals, currencies, timelines, board games, book jacket covers, travel brochures, and poems. Students will also analyze primary sources. Finally, the bundle
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Black Plague Reading Worksheet
This is a simple, fascinating reading guide about the Bubonic Plague or Black Death. It explains how it began and spread, its symptoms, and the effect it had on European society.
It makes for an excellent homework or in-class reading assignment because it can be com
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This Middle Ages unit bundle containts seven different lessons: 1) Charlemagne. 2) Christianity During the Middle Ages. 3) Feudalism During the Middle Ages. 4) Genghis Khan - Mongol Ruler. 5) Black Death - The Bubonic Plague. 6)The Crusades - An Introduction. 7)The Differences Between the Dark Ages
Black Death and Modern Science: How Can We Learn More About the Plague?
This Black Death & Modern Science activity is included in the Black Death Bundle located here:
The Black Death Bundle! 2 Great Investigations, 1 Great Price!
In this highly-engaging activity on the Black Death and
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Middle Ages Daily Life Activity
This activity allows students to move from topic to topic to gather information about the life and times of the Middle Ages as an introduction to the times. The cards could also be posted around the room as the key information for centers. I laminate cards on cons