The Black Death

Rationale

In this activity, students will explore a rare, first-hand account of the Black Death in Britain. The class will explore the spread of the disease and its impact using the words and images of people who lived through it. This activity might be most usefully attempted after an activity on medieval medicine.

  • Curriculum:  UK
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  • Level:  Ages 11 to 14
  • Subjects:  History
  • Date published:  Thursday, April 30, 2015