Judgement of Dante’s Inferno

For the past two weeks, students have been reading pieces of literature from the Middle ages and the Renaissance. Last week we have read pieces of Arthurian legends, Norse Mythology, the Nibelungenlied, Candide, and Don Quixote. This week we read excerpts from Dante‘s Inferno, both as a class and individually. Groups of students generated small picture books depicting the different levels they read about. As a culminating activity, a list of people from history was provided for each group and students were to select eight individuals and place each in a level of punishment according to their actions and Dante’s journey. The list below was generated for the activity.

Illustration of Dante's Inferno, Canto 8

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