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The End of Feudalism and the Middle Ages

The Bubonic Plague
Students learn how the bubonic plague led to the end of one era and the beginning of another. They do a simulation activity that helps them to understand the devastating effects of the plague.

Lesson Plan: The Bubonic Plague

Plague Essay

The Plague

What Actually Happened


Medieval Art
Students look at the beginning of the Renaissance period. They create an illuminated manuscript similar to those made during medieval times.

Introduction to Medieval Art

Lesson Plan: Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts


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