Classe III Scuola secondaria di I grado Disciplina: Inglese di Filippa Alcamesi MAKE YOUR NEW COMIC WEBQUEST
LET’S START 1 MEETING ROOM YOUR TASK 2 DATA PROCESSING ROOM 3 4 YOUR NEW COMIC 5 EVALUATION 6 CONCLUSION 7 DRAWING AND WRITING ROOM COMICS & COMICS
INTRODUCTION I’VE A TASK FOR YOU I READ ROMEO & JULIETH LAST NIGHT AND IT’S REALLY DEPRESSING WHY DON’T YOU CHANGE THE ENDING TO A HAPPY ENDING? Yes, you’re right! Shakespeare is sometimes depressing… Romeo & Juliet has a very sad ending. They die tragically at the end of the play, but you can decide to save them rewriting a new ending... it’s up to you!
TASK IT’S THE PERFECT IDEA FOR A COMIC I HOPE SHAKESPEARE WON’T GET ANGRY FOR THIS CHANGE SHAKESPEARE’S TRAGEDY IN A FUNNY COMIC STRIP You will work in groups to rewrite the ending of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Romeo & Juliet . You are free to decide how you want to change the plot: Will Romeo and Juliet get married? Will Juliet find a new boyfriend? It’s up to you!!! Then, you will turn your new ending into a comic.
PROCESS STEP 1: RESEARCH RESEARCH INFORMATION ABOUT ROMEO & JULIET AND TAKE NOTES OF WHAT YOU FIND IN THIS TABLE HERE ARE SOME USEFUL LINKS TO START Romeo & Juliet Summary Research information about the plot of the tragedy and take notes in the worksheet you can download and print here . click to download Shakespeare on line Animated Romeo & Julieth Research notes
PROCESS STEP 2: REWRITE A NEW ENDING NOW WRITE YOUR NEW HAPPY ENDING HERE ARE MORE USEFUL LINKS FOR YOU Now you can rewrite your new ending. You must use what you know about the play (setting, characters, etc.), but you’re free to decide what happens. The writing must be a dialogue with setting descriptions and other details you need to create your comic strip. HAVE A LOOK TO THE LANGUAGE YOU SHOULD USE elizabethan.org Dressing for Shakespeare Shakespeare: Set Scenes
PROCESS STEP 3: ILLUSTRATE YOUR NEW COMIC NOW IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOUR COMIC Now it is time to illustrate your story. HERE ARE A FEW WEBSITES YOU CAN USE TO CREATE YOUR COMIC Make a comic The Comic Creator Toondoo Strip creator HERE’S A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A COMIC
EVALUATION IS YOUR COMIC GOOD? EVALUATE YOUR WORK Excellent Great Good Ok Originality Excellent Great Good Ok Excellent Great Good Ok Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation Excellent Great Good Ok Presentation Comic book created using software on line Excellent Great Good Ok Use of Shakespearean language Excellent Great Good Ok Comprehension of the play
CONCLUSION THANKS FOR TAKING PART IN THE WEBQUEST YOU’VE CREATED A LITERARY AND VISUAL WORK OF ART! IF YOU’VE HAD FUN, YOU CAN APPLY THIS PROCESS TO OTHER NOVELS, PLAYS, STORIES, ETC.