The Black Death - skills-based lesson & resources
The skill is to use a source for information and to develop the skill of using evidence from sources. \n\nStarter 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&';. \n\nThere is also a worksheet, entitled 'Symptoms of the Black Death&' to use as an extension activity of for homework.


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  • A3 sheet 'for plenary activity.docx
  • Black Death Card Sort Blanks.doc
  • Black Death Lesson Plan Year 7.doc
  • Black Death Symptoms.doc
  • Inference Grid 2.doc
  • Powerpoint of Inference Grid.pptx

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Created: Jan 14, 2013

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Black Death Card Sort Blanks

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Black Death Lesson Plan Year 7

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