This product contains 4 one-page reading passages covering Medieval medicine, the Black Plague, the jobs of Plague Doctors, Apothecaries and Barbers in the Middle Ages. Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included. This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).
During the Middle Ages, effective medicine was almost non-existent. Medical treatments were frequently based on superstitions, old-wives tales and religious beliefs. Very little was known about the human body, germs, and disease. Because of this, most treatments were ineffective. In this lesson plan student will learn about the jobs of Barber, Apothecary and Plague Doctor.
This is one lesson in a series of “Medieval Careers Lesson Plans.”
4 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:
• Barber and Apothecary; The Black Death
• The Black Death
• Bubonic, Pneumonic and Septicemic Plague
• The Plague Doctor
• Curing the Plague
This product includes the following classroom activities:
Be an Apothecary: Make Your Own Medicine!
Plague Doctor Picture and Chart
Prevent the Plague!
Review Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
Dress Like a Plague Doctor!
The Plague in a Village
Play “Plague in a Bag”
Review Game: Bingo Words and Clues
Suggested Books and Movies
AVOID DUPLICATE PURCHASE! This product is included in my Medieval Careers in Medieval Times:
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Medieval Careers: Barber, Apothecary, and Plague Doctor
by Sarah Peterson
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