This 10 page document contains a webquest, map assignment and teachers key related to the Black Death during the Middle Ages. The Black Death was the spread of the plague during the Middle Ages that caused the death of 20 million Europeans. It contains 16 questions from the history.com website and a mapping assignment related to important sites from the events of the Black Death. The mapping assignment requires access to Google Maps.
Your students will learn about the Black Death as an important event during the Middle Ages and the impact it had on Middle Age European society. Specifically, your students will learn about the causes of the Black Death, the symptoms of the condition and the impact it had on society. This Black Death webquest acts as a great lead in to learning about the spread of diseases, the Middle Ages and European society. The mapping assignment covers important places in Europe related to the Black Death and makes use of Google Maps for easily integrating technology into the lesson, along with the main webquest.
The teachers key is detailed and will make marking the webquest or going over it with your students easy and simple.
Would also make a great activity for a substitute or for homework if students have access to the internet at home! A great activity to learn about the Black Death!