In this activity, students create their own personal inferno journeys that reflects a real-life situation they may have faced or might face, that highlights a time where guidance might be needed to reach a better understanding.
In this activity, students can create a storyboard capturing the narrative arc in a story with a six-cell storyboard containing the major parts of the plot diagram. For each cell, have students create a scene that follows the story in the sequence using: Exposition, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.
In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from Dante's Inferno, and support their choices with details from the text. Dante’s Inferno is an especially rich text to examine because of its meticulously constructed allegory and its (frequently graphic) visual writing.
In this activity, students will be able to represent the numerous outcomes of the Columbian Exchange on both North America and Europe. This activity will require students to research the goods, ideas, people, diseases, and animals that were exchanged between continents during the Age of Exploration. By using a T-Chart, students will compare the Exchange from the perspectives of both continents, and define the outcome of the exchanges, e.g. increased caloric intake, increased Native American mortality rates, advancement in agricultural methods.
In this activity, students use a storyboard to create a character reference log. This log will allow students to recall relevant information about important characters as the plot progresses.
In this activity, students will create a timeline storyboard to outline and explain the major causes of the War of 1812. This will allow students to research and understand the major political and geographic causes, that led to the U.S. declaring war on Great Britain. By defining and exploring these causes, students will be able to explain and analyze what exactly caused the war, and why war was even considered by the young, developing United States. Furthermore, it will give deeper perspective what the state of affairs was in the early years of America.