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What was life like in a Medieval Village? Medieval Health Inspector’s Report Learning Objectives To know what life was like in a Medieval Village. To understand.

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1 What was life like in a Medieval Village? Medieval Health Inspector’s Report Learning Objectives To know what life was like in a Medieval Village. To understand the conditions people lived in. To be able to make recommendations on how to improve conditions in medieval towns. Using a health inspectors report.

2 After looking at all the evidence What aspects are of life are similar/different

3 A ring a ring a roses A pocket full of posies A tishoo, a tishoo We all fall down What does ‘ring a ring a roses’ have to do with the Plague? 6JI

4 Learning Objectives To know what The Plague was To understand what the causes and symptoms of the Plague were To be able to comment on how people tried to cure the disease What does ‘ring a ring a roses’ have to do with the Plague?

5 In 1603 a plague killed 40,000 people, in ,000, in ,000, and in ,000. However in 1665 the plague was about to kill even more people! Eventually it killed 100,000 people. A ring a ring a roses A pocket full of posies A tishoo, a tishoo We all fall down Each line of this nursery rhyme has a hidden meaning linked to the plague using your cards match the meanings to the lines

6 A ring a ring a roses A pocket full of posies A tishoo, a tishoo We all fall down As well as the pus filled spots in the victims armpit and groins, a red rash and the victim had black spots all over the body. Some people thought the red rash looked like a red rose. A ‘posy’ was a bunch of flowers. People carried these around to try and make the air smell sweeter because they thought bad smells caused the disease. Sneezing was one of the first symptoms of the plague. A high temperature, shivering, dizziness, vomiting, and aches and pains would soon follow. A comment on the amount of people who died from the plague.

7 People didn’t really know what caused the Plague. But now we do! We know that the plague was a germ that lived in the guts of fleas, these fleas lived on rats and a single bite from a flea led to the plague and the victim usually died. Remedies to avoid the plague: Place a gold coin in vinegar for one day. Then put the coin in your mouth and keep it there. wrap a victim in woollen blankets until they are sweaty. Then cut a live pigeon in half and rub it on the boils. The boils should begin to shrink. Place a live frog next to a boil. The frog will suck out the poison, swell up and explode. rQ

8 The King has sent his daughter To fetch a pail of water ah-tishoo, ah-tishoo We all fall down. This is a second verse from Ring a ring a roses. I would like you to write your own version.

9 London's burning, London's burning. Fetch the engines, fetch the engines. Fire fire, Fire Fire! Pour on water, pour on water. London's burning, London's burning. Fetch the engines, fetch the engines. Fire fire, Fire Fire! Pour on water, pour on water. London's burning, London's burning. Fetch the engines, fetch the engines. Fire fire, Fire Fire! Pour on water, pour on water. Pour on water, pour on water. Pour on water, pour on water. Sticking with the themes of nursery Rhymes What do you think this one is talking about ? Rj8&playnext=1&list=PLC688EF

10 What did people believe caused the Plague? Learning Objectives To know what The Plague was. To understand what the causes and symptoms of the Plague were. To be able to comment on how people tried to prevent and cure the Plague.

11 Examine the painting in front of you – what does it tell us about the Plague?

12 Examine the sources in front of you and decide which cures and remedies were the strangest? Which cures and remedies would have been the most and least effective? Plague Remedies and Cures

13 Plague Medical Poster!

14 Why did the Plague die out? Learning Objectives To understand how long the Plague lasted. Describe the reasons for the reduction in deaths. To be able to comment on the changes to people lives.

15 1)Explore the sources and find out what happened to the Plague – how did it disappear as soon as it had arrived?. 3) Create your own summary of the Plague – do this by using all your knowledge of the Plague to create a booklet for primary school children! 2) Card Sort – sort the cards you have been given into chronological order. 4) How might the Plague effect the world today?. Why did the Plague die out?


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