Lesson Plan

Bubonic Plague

Learn how the Bubonic Plaugue got to Europe and what hapened when it got there!
Amy K.
Classroom teacher
Alden High School
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My Grades 9, 10
My Subjects Social Studies

Students will be able to define the term Bubonic and identify and explain the causes and effects of the plague in Europe

English Language Arts
Social Studies
Grades 9 – 10
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1 Hook

Students will watch video on Bubonic plague as a introduction to today's lesson

2 Direct Instruction

Students will look at maps of Italy, China and all of Europe to see how the Plague spread

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Reading

Students will read documents showing the political, economic and social causes of the Bubonic plague

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Assessing

Students will write an brief paragraph to summarize the causes and effects of the Bubonic Plague

5 Wrap-Up

Activity: Exploring

Students will watch a brief music video about the Bubonic Plague