What the Text Says: Middle School

Medieval Medical Remedies

Students marvel at the mysteries of medieval medical practices. In this lesson students will use the Newsela highlighting and annotating features to make connections to modern day medicine. To view and edit the full lesson plan open the attached PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • Social Studies - Medieval Europe 
  • Science - Ecosystems, Health 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will be able to…use highlighting and annotating features to cite and explain evidence to make connections about medieval medical practices.

Learning Standard

Common Core Standards for English:

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Next Generation Science:

Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

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