The Black Death Resource Bundle
Uh-Oh...Your entire class caught the Plague... What now?

Use the Black Death Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the Bubonic Plague and the real methods of curing it that were attempted (in vain) by its sufferers.

Australian Curriculum Link: ACDSEH070

This resource is delivered as a 12 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Hilarious 700-word article entitled How to Survive the Black Death targeted at readers in Years 7 to 9.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about the Black Death.

✓ Before and After Comparison Worksheets asks students to compare life in 14th century Europe before and after the outbreak of the Plague.

✓ Black Death Storyboard Activity asks students to illustrate the flow of the Black Death with the aim of turning their storyboard into a script and short play.

Purchase Issue 18 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag:
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Created: Dec 23, 2016

Updated: Jan 11, 2019

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