giovedì 4 giugno 2009

chapter 12

Chapter 12

Looking for Iseult

The day after the boy went to his servant to prepare the horse, in fact the hero wantedtostart to find Iseult in the wood. His slave went with him. During the research they met a unicorn , a splendid creature, it was similar to the horse but with a horn on the head. This creature could speak and when saw Tristam and his slave said:

“ This is a magic place, Why are you walking here?”.

And Tristam answered

“ We want to find Iseult, she had beensformed in a mouse by a terrible knight and his slave Remigius”. The animal replied: “ Ok go, but further on, the wood is and there are a lot of terrible animals . Tristam worried answered

“ Thank you for the notice, bye”.

The animal said “ take a bit of magic powder from me,ue it when you need, it will realize all your wishes. Now go”.

During the journey they met a lion, that blocked them. Tristam screamed but the lion roared and stayed there. So Tristam pulled out his sword, but the lion didn’t move. Suddenly Tristam thought of magic powder and said:

“ I want the lion disappear”.

And the lion disappeared. They went on, but this time they met a black wolf. This wolf was very ferocious and starving. When it saw Tristam and his slave growled and jump to Tristam. The young man pulled out the dagger and struck the wolf but the ferocious animal didn’t die. Tristam screamed and thought of the powder and said:

“ I want the wolf die”.

And the animal died suddenly as for magic. Than the two men met another dangerous animal, they met a bear. which was enormous. Now Tristam was very worried, but with the powder on the hands he said:

“ I want the bear become my servant”.

So the bear went near Tristam and licked his cheek. Tristam smiled and went on with Frigius his slave and the bear. Immediately Tristam thought he could use the magic powder to know where his lovers was. So said “ I want to know where Iseult is”. Suddenly a bubble appeared That showed a enchanted cave

where there were Rottbarth, Remigius and the poor Iseult. The young man understood where the cave was and ran . The road was long but they arrived

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Romance: from middle age to our days

Ecco quet che le carte empton di sogni,
Lancliotto, Tristano e gil altri erranti,
Onde conven che il voigo errante agogni.

our class

our class

Ist step Introduction



· E mails

· PPt presentation about their country and local reality

· Chat session (after the first contacts)

2nd step web quest

Students investigate the web quest and make a web quest about middle age – website review

The desired outcome of this Quest upon the Web is that you, the student, will have gained knowledge of Middle age, been enriched by having read one of the classic romances of all time.

You will be part of a group of four who will work together in order to complete the tasks. Each group member will accept one role, do all the research needed for that role, and teach the others in your group the knowledge you have gained. The final project will be to creatively present to the class what you have learned. This may be done by combining your individual work into a display or presentation, or you may wish to be creative and do something entirely different. Whatever the case, working together is essential.

Enjoy your tasks and the role you choose

The Process

The Knight

This task, should you choose to accept, is to discover what it was like to be a knight in this period. Find out what his typical day was like, his hobbies . Show it in a 2 page paper or ppt

The everyday man

You will need to find out how someone lived in a village or in a town (choose two or three of the topics offered). Learn what type of food was served; what was the popular entertainment; what were the roles of men and women. After collecting your information, write a two page paper comparing your life as a student in the 21st century to what your life would have been like in that period.

The Historian

As an historian, if this is your choice of roles, you have a longing to find out as much as you can about the historical background of the country you have chosen ..

The Student

You task is to find out about the intellectuals of that

Period and their audience.

Then you have to prepare a set of 15 questions your friends and you are likely to answer.

3rd step romances investigation

Students investigate romances and describe/discuss what they are after having already investigated it with their Italian and history teachers.

4th step production

Students create their own modern day or traditional romance – exchange work between schools.(interaction)

The written romance could be sent to - a website for young people to submit their written work and get it published online

5th step: being more and more creative

they create a story for children or a video

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