Symptoms of the Black Death

The Black Death Cardgame


Video ClipArrival of the Black Death in England

Symptoms of the Black Death [plus teacher answer sheet]
“Imagine a local tradesman has arrived in your village and has fallen ill: you realise with horror that he has brought the Black Death into your village!
(a) Number these symptoms from [1] (the first) to [9] (the last).
(b) Your teacher will tell you the answers to record in the “Correct Answer” column.
(c) Then, work out the difference between the two numbers in each row. Add up the total. The lower your score, the better you did!”

Video ClipSymptoms of the Black Death

The Black Death is a popular subject of study with students. This self-contained scheme of work contains a strong role-play element built around a diary that builds up over several lessons.