The Geste of Robin Hood

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This isn't your traditional Robin Hood tale! Explore a Middle English ballad with your young historians, and examine the underlying structure and purpose of historical texts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider a cross-curricular assignment in which pupils must identify elements of a ballad and explain how this type of literature might influence how we read historical documents
Classroom Considerations

  • While the resource is in a PowerPoint presentation, the slides can easily be printed and used as student worksheets. You can then project the PowerPoint to model analysis and guide discussion
Pros

  • Includes ballad excerpt and comprehension questions
  • Resource can be downloaded and edited through PowerPoint
Cons

  • None
Common Core