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.
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
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
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.
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 ..
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 www.kidsonthenet.net - a website for young people to submit their written work and get it published online