Day 3

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    All Ye Newse That's Fitte to Printe

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will "report" on an important plot event from the novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1.D, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3

    Structure:

    With the newspaper now a part of Arthurian England, it is time for students to try writing a news story about The Boss's actions. Divide the class into groups of three or four students. Each group will pick a significant moment in the text and write an article reporting on that moment. Groups should not be required to write in an Old English style, though they may do so if they would like to try. Students should go...

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