Presentation on theme: "Arthurian Legend Webquest Power through Time. Introduction Many Legends, myths, and stories have continued to be told, re-told, and adapted in modern."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Many Legends, myths, and stories have continued to be told, re-told, and adapted in modern times. But, none seems to be as prolific and relevant in each time period as Arthurian legends. There are countless books, movies, and modern-day references and adaptations. Discover why Arthurian legends have power through time.
Call to ADventure Your first quest is to find out all you can about an Arthurian legend other than selections we read in class. Read your chosen legend carefully, dear knight. – Scribe your findings about each character on this scrollscroll – Find answers to why these characters lasted through time. What power do they have in modern-day society?
Call to Adventure – Merlin Merlin asks that you go to the following websites to help you in your quest. He also suggests you use your Text. – http://www.timelessmyths.com/arthuri an/ http://www.timelessmyths.com/arthuri an/ – http://www.britannia.com/history/h12. html http://www.britannia.com/history/h12. html – http://bestoflegends.org/kingarthur/in dex.html http://bestoflegends.org/kingarthur/in dex.html – http://faculty.smu.edu/arthuriana/ http://faculty.smu.edu/arthuriana/
Initiation: Task Two Young knight, you must now find a modern figure/person who has similar characteristics to one of your Arthurian legends characters. Scribe your findings on this scroll Answer these questions on the back of it.scroll 1.How is this person like your character? 2.Do this character and person have the power to last over time? 3.Explain why and how he or she could last through time.
Initiation – Merlin Merlin asks that you go to the following websites to help you in your quest. – http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/ pagegen/index.html http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/ pagegen/index.html – http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/index.ht ml http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/index.ht ml
Return – Final Task Your final task is to answer one question: Why do Arthurian legends have power through time? Write two to three paragraphs using examples from your research. Present your findings to the class.
Evaluation of your Quests Task123 Follows directions /5 Thorough Evidence is given /10 /20 Content is logical & shows insight /10 /15
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