“The chronicler of Rimini, from the
northeastern coastal region, wrote
that "father fled his son once he
became sick, brother avoided brother,
wife her husband, and thus the
healthy fled from the ill.“
"Italian accounts of the Black Death [Personal Accounts]," in Children and Youth in History, Item
#178, https://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/primary-sources/178 (accessed February 14, 2014). Annotated
by Shona Kelly Wray
aka The Black Death
What do we know?
Black Death video link
► Work in pairs or groups of up to 4
► At least 4 sources
► Works Cited page
► No plagiarism
► Group meetings
IS IT A PRIMARY SOURCE?
► The Britannia Lexicon?
► London’s Bill of Mortality?
► Movie That Takes Place In Medieval Times?
► Painting The Black Death?
► Choose a format
► Create a background for your character
► What do you think about what's going on?
What do you see happening around you?
How have you been affected?
► Must be informative & include your research
► Support opinions with facts
Supporting Your Opinions
► Opinion : It was the worst time ever.
► Fact : A lot of people died.
Fact : “On the same day, 20, 40 or
60 bodies, and on many occasions many
more, might be committed for burial together
in the same pit.”*