The skill is to use a source for information and to develop the skill of using evidence from sources. Starter activity of an 'Inference Grid&' - to develop the analysis of sources. (This is also available, here, as a powerpoint presentation). Main activity - Card Sort entitled ‘Causes, Symptoms & Treatments’, deciding what card goes where. Plenary ideas - &';post-it' notes on A3 sheet - labelled &'Causes, Symptoms and Treatments&';. There is also a worksheet, entitled 'Symptoms of the Black Death&' to use as an extension activity of for homework.