Students read the document and answer the questions on the worksheet. The worksheet includes 8 questions and has an answer sheet for the teacher. This worksheet can be used to generate classroom discussion or be used as homework. Feel free to modify this assignment as needed for your classes.
For my lesson plan I have my students read and discuss A Pox on the New World Worksheet. We then complete the following reading in class:
http://faweb.loyolablakefield.org/ClassDocuments/4131/PlainsSmallpox.pdf Click here to view the reading
(I Bring Death the Kiowa Meet Smallpox)
I also show my students a few pictures of people infected by smallpox from Google Images. (Make the images are okay for the age group of your students)
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