British Literature: Early English Literature Video

Video title: Early English Literature Part 1

Watch this History of British Literature video entitled Early English Literature to study early British literary works set against historical backgrounds that include the Anglo-Saxon invasions, the Norman Conquest, the feudal period, and the English Renaissance during the reign of Elizabeth 1. Gain insight to the evolution of the English language, from Anglo-Saxon poetry to Chaucer's allegorical Canterbury Tales to romances, ballads, and sonnets.

Use this online K12 History of British Literature video to study and gain an insight into the evolution of the English language, from Anglo Saxon Poetry to Chaucer's Allegorical Canterbury Tales to romances, ballads and sonnets.

 

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British Literature: Early English Literature Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Early British Literature. Learn about Early English Literature. Survey early British literary works set against historical backgrounds that include the Anglo-Saxon invasions, the Norman Conquest, the feudal period, and the English Renaissance during the reign of Elizabeth I.
  • Witness the development of English drama, from early morality plays to the works of William Shakespeare, who mastered the dramatic structures of history, romantic comedy, and tragedy with A Midsummer Night-s Dream, Gulliver-s Travels, and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Gain insight to the evolution of the English language, from Anglo-Saxon poetry to Chaucer-s allegorical Canterbury Tales to romances, ballads, and sonnets.
  • Draw historic parallels between early British literary works and the growth and development of the English nation.
  • Explore how seventeenth-century British literature reflected the political, social, and religious backdrops of that period.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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