Medieval Medicine - Change & Continuity

The great resource deals with the tricky topic change and continuity in Medieval Medicine in Britain.

The resource includes a PowerPoint with all the resources and worksheets that are required for the lesson as well as a recent lesson plan I wrote to help teach this topic with this resource.

The PowerPoint includes:

Aims & Objectives
A starter + a differentiated version
Information Slides
Source analysis activity
A card sort / activity on change and continuity
An extended question which has been differentiated to include a slide to help structure responses
Peer and self analysis feedback sheets.
Blank templates for the activities.

The aims and activities are:

• Theme: Medicine in Britain, 1250 – present
• Know: What were the key features medieval medicine?
• Understand: Which key features of ancient medicine were still being used in medieval times?
• Evaluate: How far did ancient ideas about medicine continued to be used in the medieval period?
• Skills: Change and Continuity

Learning Outcomes
• Levels 1 – 4 = Identify & describe: What changed and what stayed the same?
• Levels 5 – 7 = Explain: What had changed and what had stayed the same?
• Levels 7 – 8 = Analyse: How far did medical ideas changed during the medieval period?



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Created: Oct 22, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


pptx, 7 MB


Lesson Plan

docx, 28 KB


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