Treating the Black Death

In this lesson, you will learn about how Medieval people changed their everyday life to try and prevent the Black Death from infecting them.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 5

Q1.What is the definition of quarantine?

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Q2.How many days did the Italians force visitors to stay quarantined on their ships before landing?

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Q3.3, How did the Silk Road transport the Black Death?

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Q4.How did the Mongols help spread the Black Death?

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Q5.Why did people continue to use public baths once the Black Death hand entered their town/ village?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the definition of quarantine?

1/5

Q2.How many days did the Italians force visitors to stay quarantined on their ships before landing?

2/5

Q3.3, How did the Silk Road transport the Black Death?

3/5

Q4.How did the Mongols help spread the Black Death?

4/5

Q5.Why did people continue to use public baths once the Black Death hand entered their town/ village?

5/5

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Quiz:

Treating the Black Death

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.In what direction did the Black Death spread across the globe?

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Q2.How did people in Walsham-le-Willows believe God was connected to the Black Death?

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Q3.Why did the Church gain more power as the Black Death spread? (Tick two)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.What is the definition miasma?

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Q5.Why did hardly anyone attend Mansur Shucford's funeral?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Treating the Black Death

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In what direction did the Black Death spread across the globe?

1/5

Q2.How did people in Walsham-le-Willows believe God was connected to the Black Death?

2/5

Q3.Why did the Church gain more power as the Black Death spread? (Tick two)

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.What is the definition miasma?

4/5

Q5.Why did hardly anyone attend Mansur Shucford's funeral?

5/5

Lesson summary: Treating the Black Death

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