The Black Death Lesson for Kids: Facts & Symptoms


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Which of these is NOT another name for the Black Death?

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1. During what time period in history did the Black Death strike?

2. What form of travel allowed the Black Death to spread so quickly across Europe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What else was the Black Death called? How did it spread so quickly around the world? These are just some of the facts you will need to know for this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you use this quiz/worksheet, you will be tested on the following:

  • Other names for the Black Death
  • The time period in which this disease struck
  • What type of travel allowed the disease to spread
  • Treatment for the Black Death
  • How many people in Europe died as a result of the Black Death

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you understand important information from the lesson, such as the period when the Black Death happened
  • Remembering details - remember what other terms were used to describe the Black Death
  • Learning practice - use what you have learned to answer questions about how the Black Death can be treated

Additional Learning

Luckily, we no longer have to worry about a disease like the Black Death, but it's interesting to learn about! You can find out more with the lesson called The Black Death Lesson for Kids: Facts & Symptoms, which discusses the following:

  • What two animals were responsible for carrying and spreading the Black Death
  • Where and when the Black Death started
  • Symptoms of this disease
  • How many people around the world died from the Black Death