|A Novel Approach to the French Revolution|
|Topic||The French Revolution|
|Task||A Novel Approach to the French Revolution|
|Age||Could range from 12-18. Has worked successfully with students of all abilities within this range.|
|Concepts Covered||Cause, Course, Consequences, Conflict, Revolution,|
|Preparation/Materials|| # Pre-teaching of the French Revolution topic, genre concepts.
|Adaptation|| # Options for changing publication style could include ‚Äòrewriting‚Äô the story as a comic, cartoon, animation, short-film.
|Page size of work sheets||A4|
|Number of pages in worksheet||4|
- The students will demonstrate their understanding of the cause, course and consequence of the French Revolution by retelling the event in a creative form that they are able to relate to.
- Extend the understanding of the students to relate their knowledge to a new context.
- Introduce the topic and task to the students
- Demonstrate the activity by retelling the story from a topic of a different context (of which the students can‚Äôt use in their task).
|Students describe the cause, course and consequences of the French Revolution by writing a short story retelling the tale by using a different genre and topic example.|
||Students select a Genre and topic.|
|| Brainstorm of how the French revolution relates to a different genre and topic:
||Brief story outline completed and checked by the teacher.|
||Story written and illustrated.|
|Stories presented to the class.|
Students could complete the task using ComicLife, or creating a series of images with words that are then made into a short movie.