British Literature Bundle: Anglo-Saxon Period, Medieval Literature, King Arthur Activities and Projects
This resource bundle includes two dynamic, high-interest activities and projects for British Literature, Medieval Literature, King Arthur, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Project One: Anglo
Knights errant, damsels in distress, codes of chivalry-- the Medieval era was an exciting and fascinating time. The Arthurian legends are a great way to introduce your students to this time period. The My Kingdom project (a series of 6 mini-projects) was created to be done in conjunction with or at
Hear ye! Hear ye! In order to better understand the world of King Arthur and his knights, I present to you a challenge! You are to receive knighthood on this day and must therefore create a shield to represent your promotion. Only upon completion of your shield will you be given the title of "Sir
If your students read Arthurian legends (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Faerie Queene, Canterbury Tales), you need this writing project.Students reflect on their influences, refine and discover their three most important values, and craft a personal epic poem inspired by Longfellow's Hiawatha. The
This project has students analyzing what makes a good eulogy and then writing their own version for King Arthur at the end of The Once and Future King. A student example is included.Like this?Try:Once and Future King Coat of Arms ProjectSave $ Money $ and Buy a BUNDLE: Once and Future King Bundle o
Students read a story from Arthurian legend and TEACH their story to their classmates. This can be done by individuals, but it works very well as a small group project. Expectations, guidelines, and a rubric are included! Fun project with little effort by the teacher!
To get my students interested in reading King Arthur texts, I have them create their own booklets with a creative spin of the Cody of Chivalry. The project has students first identify the history of King Arthur, the Knights of the Roundtable, and other major characters. Students then work on identif
This lesson plan outlines the criteria for students to creative their own personal shield. It describes the reason for the emblems as identifiers on the shield. The shields can then be displayed in the classroom on the walls or bulletin boards.
Everything you need to use Rodman Philbrick's award winning novel, "Freak the Mighty" effectively in your classroom! A no-prep standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enr
This unit is all about King Arthur. The materials are used for King Arthur's background, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Tristan and Isolde, Lanval, and Le Morte D'Arthur. This is a google slide show so you can link it for students or print it to make copies in class. Students can also use this off
Introduce King Arthur to your class through an internet research project. Students must look up 15 names and detail their role in the King Arthur tales. Suggested websites lead students towards correct information.
Canada’s Prime Ministers: 23 Graphic Organizers is designed for use by Social Studies/History teachers in upper elementary and middle school (intermediate) grades. A Table of Contents is included as well as a student page with some helpful suggestions and websites. The following individuals are inc
For each novel that my middle school students read in class, I require that they keep a reading journal. I give them a reading assignment each week, and two critical thinking questions over those chapters that they need to answer in their journals. The journals are turned in to me each week, so I ca
The Sword in the Stone Comprehension Question Poster Project - For this NO PREP Arthurian Legend activity, students read an included full text version of the classic story, answer Sword in the Stone comprehension questions, and use the included templates to create a giant pennant project. Completed
Bring your students to the table of King Arthur! Lots of great info for teachers, great activities for students ranging from puzzles to creating their own coat of arms!Includes:General summaryBibliography of books for classroom and background useGuided discussionKing Arthur word findKing Arthur cr
Are you looking for a simple version of the Legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table? Then you will love this easy-to-read, colorful slideshow! Your King Arthur Legend Reading Activity in detail:You will find 2 documents:❑ a slideshow in color with 5 chapters presenting the legend in
This project is one that will encourage cross-curricular learning. There is a blend of history, art, and literature within this research project. Students will research a superhero, how they changed overtime, and what those changes show about the society they were created in. This has the project in
If your students read Beowulf, you need this writing project.Students reflect on their influences, refine and discover their three most important values, and craft a personal epic poem inspired by Beowulf. They write 9 paragraphs about things that influence them, they figure out what values they ha
Check out this comprehensive guided reading packet to guide your students' in-class and homework reading of Scholastic Junior Classics version of King Arthur!
The comprehension questions are aligned to Common Core for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade and address a variety of reading strategies such as:
I teach Myths and Legends but this would work for any student grades 7-12 after studying King Arthur, Robin Hood, or the Middle Ages. The project asks students to create a coat of arms that represents their understanding of Arthurian legend ideals. There are two websites mentioned on the handout t
Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Class Play or AssemblyCast of 30.Duration around 10 minutes.This script starts with a look at the Code of Honour which those Knights of the Round Table were supposed to follow and demonstrate in their actions. But Knights, like the rest of us, are merely hum
After reading the historical background informational text about the Middle Ages, lecture notes about the legend of King Arthur, Federigo's Falcon, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Le Morte d'Arthur, students engage in research abut any family surname. After identifying the colors, number of re
If your students read Native American Folktales, Hiawatha, or Diary of a Part Time Indian, you need this writing project.Students reflect on their influences, refine and discover their three most important values, and craft a personal epic poem inspired by Longfellow's Hiawatha. They write 9 paragra