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New Review The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Path of the Black Death
Students are able to show on a map how the Black Death moved through Europe. They summarize the direct effects of the Black Death in Europe. Students cite evidence from firsthand accounts in developing an argument that connections can,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The End of the Middle Ages
In this Middle Ages learning exercise, students use a text (not provided) to fill in blanks and answer extended response questions with evidence or support for their answers. There are five major areas covered, including the Crusades,...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Fall of Rome and the Beginning of the Middle Ages
A major turning point in world history is the focus of this presentation. Rome has fallen, and with its descent comes the Dark Ages. With pictures, maps, and important information about the Middle Ages, this slideshow would be a great...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Odds of Dying During a Plague
Sixth graders explore plagues in the middle ages. In this social studies lesson plan, 6th graders examine the impact of deadly plagues on past societies and how the governments were forced to make drastic changes in response to the plagues
6th Social Studies & History
The Feudal System: Castles at War
Young scholars study the feudal system of the Middle Ages. In this Middle Ages lesson, students watch "The Feudal System at War". Young scholars listen to an instructor-delivered lecture regarding the roles of monarchs, nobles, knights,...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Western Civilizations, Chapter 10: The Later Middle Ages
Using interactive online tools, this western civilizations website is a comprehensive guide from ancient to modern history. Although designed to supplement the Western Civilizations text, is has value without it. After reading about the...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History