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Create a partnership or trio Choose wisely as you will be receiving a “group participation” grade from which points will be deducted each day if your group is not on task. Everyone in the group must have a copy of the work generated each day.
1. List three pilgrims who will go on a journey to some medieval location. 2. Complete the “Kingdomality” webquest for some medieval profession ideas.Kingdomality” webquest - Here is a fairly complete list: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgwkidz/oldjobs.htm 3. Or click on the picture below – a little weird and gross 4. Describe them in detail: What do they look like? How do they act? What are their jobs? DUE TOMORROW BY THE END OF CLASS.
Decide which pilgrim will be your narrator. OR… Choose another type of narrator. A pilgrim not listed as one of your six An omniscient narrator One with personality
What medieval setting will you use? Where are they all going? (jousting tournament, coronation, beheading, etc.) What is the purpose of the journey? Why are these people telling stories? (to pass the time, win a prize, what?) Wherefore art thou going on pilgrimage ?
As a group, conference with me. Everyone needs a copy! _________________ Be sure to label all of the parts Six pilgrims well-described A narrator Your framework Due by the end of period: Day 2
Write a prologue to introduce your pilgrims and framework story: Use rhymed couplets of iambic pentameter (5 stressed syllables per line) Devote at least eight lines to each character for a total of 24 lines minimum. Devote at least 26 (or more) lines to your framework. This can come before your character descriptions, after your character descriptions, or divided up before AND after your character descriptions.
Rhythm - iambic pentameter (five sets of unstressed/stressed syllables) Must have ten syllables per line Rhyme—rhymed couplets (2 rhymed lines) Punctuate them appropriately—most couplets are complete sentences half rhyme is okay Group conference after you have 12 lines written. Every member of the group needs a copy. Group conference after you have 12 lines written. Every member of the group needs a copy. The Tyburn Tales of Rue : Prologue & Rafe’s Tale
When your entire “Prologue” is written: Complete ONE syllable chart for the group to guarantee that you have ten syllables per line. You can do this for one section only. Your entire “Prologue” will have a minimum of 50 lines… 8 lines of description per pilgrim (48) 26 lines of your framework/background story Turn in on ___________________.
Type in a poetry format— Line by line Capitalize the first word of each line even if it is not the beginning of a sentence. Punctuate perfectly. Proofread!!!!! Submit your final draft to me on this date: _____________________________________________
Minimum 74 rhymed lines Properly punctuated First word of every line capitalized Double spaced and centered on the page Professions italicized, highlighted or bold-faced Includes framework, characters The General Prologue