Medieval Romance Webquest
Who was the real King Arthur?
What are the common characteristics of a Medieval
What are the characteristics of the hero-knight in
Name three moder
I am often confronted with the question, Why do I have to learn this stuff? Here is my answer:
Learning is not confined to a textbook. Learning incorporates the entire classroom experience in
terms of developing personal acc
LE MORTE DARTHUR
Sir Thomas Malory
Author of Le Morte DArthur
Malory was accused of rape on two occasions
Though his identity is not certain, he is believed
to be Sir Thomas Malory of Newbold Revel, having
inherited the title and estate i
Origins of English
The Big Question
Whats the big deal about
The Celts: 400 B.C.E. to 50 A.D. (roughly)
Who were they?
The term Celts is broad
overview of a number of
during the Iron Age in
Thomas Malory (1405-1471)
Unlike Dante, not much is
known about Malory
Scholars argue over 5
different possible Thomas
Malorys who could have
written LMorte DArthur
But many scholars agree
he was a knight in England
Church in the Middle Ages: from dedication to dissent
Article by: Alixe Bovey
The Church was a powerful force in medieval England. Here Dr Alixe Bovey examines how th
The Canterbury Tales
How are the Canterbury Tales similar to modern
stories? How would we classify them?
Read the following tales and look for elements that
they have in common.
How would you classify these tales?
How are these tales similar to the Pardon
Middle Ages Web Quest
Directions: You and your group are about to embark on a voyage throughout the Middle Ages.
On this voyage, you will discover many things about this unique time in Europe's history. Using
your skills with Google, find the answe
Chivalry and Courtly Love
Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals
Courtly love is the code of romantic love that
developed among the knights of medieval
Europe. Arising out of the feudalism of the
period, it combined military virtues with those
Colonial Advertisement Project
The time is 1735 and you are in London England. A population explosion in England
has left little available space throughout the country. The people are running the risk
of starving because they are unable to grow and import
Origins of English
Objective: To synthesize knowledge of the origins of the English language into
a cohesive, coherent essay.
Directions: Using your class notes and research, explain how the English language
evolved between the years 55 B
The Pardoners Tale
How can irony be an effective tool to
both teach and manipulate?
The Pardoners Tale
3 young men of drunk and
riotous behavior search for
An old man whom they insult
tells them that Death lies up the
hill under a tree.
They find b
What is it?
How do we find it?
How do we remember it?
Lets try it.
What is main idea?
Main idea tells what a story is mostly
When looking for main idea we must
think of what FINALLY happened in
Determining Main Idea
Finding the Main Idea
What is the author trying to tell us?
What is the Main Idea?
The main idea is the big idea of the whole
work, one section, or single paragraph.
It is the point the author is trying to get across.
The main idea i
Beowulf Test/Mr. Pyne/Eng IV 1
Beowulf Test: Part One
Part One- Directions: Do not write on any part of this test. Answer the following
multiple choice questions on your scantron. Each question is worth 1 point for a total of 45 points.
Chaucer Unit Overview
Goals for this unit of Medieval Literature
Understand who Geoffery Chaucer was and his importance to
Understand contextual background of The Canterbury Tales and
Le Morte DArthur
Sir Thomas Malory
Who was Malory?
Thomas Malory of Hatton in Yorkshire
Thomas Malory of Newbold Revel,
Born about 1415; died in 1470
1450: crime spree (murder, theft, extortion, rape)
1460: released from prison; active in c
Beowulf (Part One)
Give line numbers where you find your answers!
1. Why does the mead-hall, Herot, stay empty for 12 years?
2. Why doesnt the monster Grendel touch King Hrothgars throne?
3. Describe the place where Grendel lives. Give details!
A&E King Arthur Questions 1
A & E Biography: King Arthur
Study Guide Questions
Directions: As you watch the documentary, provide the answers to the following questions.
1. According to Dr. Juliette Wood, what kind of figures in
Name(s): Salina Salway
Lesson Title: The Pardoners Tale
Date/Duration: 12th March, 2010/ 150 minutes (three 50 minute periods)
Lesson Overview: Students will be introduced to Geoffrey Chaucers, the Pardoners Tale
and will study the elements of a short sto
Reading Beowulf will
challenge your brain!
After, you will be smarterand
that is always a cool thing!
Write at least 5 things you know about
Write at least 2 reasons you t
Pardoners Tale Questions
1. What is the Pardoner's purpose? What is he supposed to do? (this is found
in the Pardoners prologue)
2. What is ironic about how the Pardoner gets people to repent from the sin
of avarice (greediness)?
3. What bargain o
Beowulf (Part Two)
Along with your answers give the line numbers where you locate your answers.
1. Examine what Beowulf must do just to get to the place where he can fight the greedy she-wolf.
How does this passage reflect heroic characteristics?
Name: _Key _
AP World History
Middle Ages Wed quest/Essential Notes
PART A You are about to embark on a voyage throughout the Middle Ages. On this voyage, you will discover many things about
this unique time in Europe's history. Using the followin