This Middle Ages Research and Writing Speeches Using PowerPoint lesson plan also includes:
Get your class to research and present historical background on the novel Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman. Learners use PowerPoint to convey their findings. This cross-curricular activity asks class members to learn history through Internet research and connect this knowledge to the novel, and would be ideal for a core English/history class. This resource provides limited directions and resources, but the idea is valid and useful.