KS3 An imaginative way to bridge large periods of time might be to compare and contrast different outbreaks of disease and their impacts. For example, the Black Death of 1349-50 could be seen as a turning point in history. By contrast, the cholera outbreaks of the 19th century were significant but were they turning points?
KS4-5 Consider the issue of historical significance. The flu of 1918 was on the same scale as the Black Death of 1349-50 but is probably less well known by the general public. Why is this?