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The Black Death and HIV/AIDS: Which is the Worse Plague?

Exploring the similarities and differences between the Black Death and HIV/AIDS, students write persuasive essays answering which is the "worse plague." This cross-curricular activity between Language Arts and Social Studies addresses several standards from both. In addition to using internet research to critically examine both topics, students prepare oral presentations to represent their points of view.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Health
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2006
Included Materials
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