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"Bring Out Your Dead" Recreating the Black Death in the Classroom

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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56 pages
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This is the ultimate collection of activities for your unit on the Middle Ages. New: ACT-Style reading and assessment and a Common Core "meaning of words" activity.

--Includes many anticipatory sets including the use of images and the song, "Scarborough Faire."
--a "How Much Do You Know About The Black Death?" pre-activity learning assessment
--Eleven pages of detailed lecture notes that address all aspects of the Black Death including some bio-history, modes of transmission, causes and effects, remedies people used and the bubonic plague in today's world.
--Step by step illustrated instructions on how to use makeup to give a student the black death.
--a modern translation of Boccaccio's The Decameron with a reading worksheet
--an essay assignment
internet resources
--Plus three color charts/graphs, which can be used to make an overhead transparency or used in presentation software.
Total Pages
56 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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