This 52-page unit plan for The Canterbury Tales includes all of the material from my various products for Geoffrey Chaucer’s masterfully satirical piece depicting the people and society of the Middle Ages, plus added activities, projects and material offering teachers and students multiple ways to study this text. A five-page satire section offers information on satire, as well as vocabulary that is prevalent in satiric works, both written and visual. A fun closure activity invites the class to view "A Knight’s Tale" movie and then, to compare and contrast it to Chaucer’s work.
Student Activities include
Literary Genres Activity
Rhyming Couplet Writing Assignment
Essay Topics and writing Assignment
Prologue Quiz with Satire Analysis
Two projects-one group and the other individual
A sample PowerPoint visual for Project #2
Satire Literary terms with space for discussion notes
Analyzing a Pilgrim’s Tale Activity, and
A Knight’s Tale (movie) Activity
Teacher Material includes
Teacher Notes with CCS standards and Bloom’s Taxonomy choices, Grade Level, Assessments, and Ideas for Teaching
A 13-slide Middle Ages and The Canterbury Tales Informational PowerPoint
Literary Genre definitions
Satire and satire literary terms definitions
Building on my previous The Canterbury Tales material, this more thorough, clear, creative and practical product will enable teachers to offer their students with a challenging, appealing and vigorous unit of study.
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