Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

Students choose a fictional/literary character, historical figure and current person to put into a specific level of Dante's Inferno. Using Structure & Style of Writing (from the Institute for Excellence in Writing), students will justify their choices in properly formatted paragraphs. There is also a visual component to the project. In class, we used a variety of mediums for our visuals and presented them on the classroom wall as a giant representation of Hell.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Dante Inferno Renaissance Hell paragraph writing art visual critical challenge

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-10-23.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource engages students in learning about Dante’s Inferno. Students are asked to choose three characters – a fictional/literary character, an historical figure and a current person to put into a level of Dante’s inferno. Students are asked for a formal written justification for their decisions. Students are also asked to create a visual component to this project. The example provided was usage of a variety of mediums presented on a classroom wall as a giant representation of Hell. This is a collaborative project with a clear assessment rubric provided. It is interactive and asks students to synthesize their learning about Dante’s Inferno.

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