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Teaching Bubonic plague diary shows striking similarities to today’s pandemic

Bubonic plague diary shows striking similarities to today’s pandemic

In early April, writer Jen Miller urged <i>New York Times</i> readers to start a coronavirus diary. “Who knows,” she wrote, “maybe one day your diary will provide a valuable window into this period.”

Ute Lotz-Heumann, Heiko A. Oberman Professor of Late Medieval and Reformation History, University of Arizona
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does the bubonic plague compare to today's pandemic?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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