This is a group project I use before and after reading Chaucer's Prologue to Canterbury Tales. The class is divided into groups and assigned a project. They have to research, plan, write, and then present their project. They also have to relate
English Language Arts, Literature, Oral Communication
I've been doing this project for over 20 years, and it's something my seniors look forward to doing and are proud of. Starting in September, my seniors write a chapter a month of their autobiography using the prompts provided. They begin with
This is the handout I use when reading Chaucer's Prologue to Canterbury Tales. It helps students to comprehend the difficult text since they are looking for specific things - physical description and adjectives or actions that describe each
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Handouts, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
This is the assignment I use after my students have read the Prologue to Canterbury Tales. It requires the students to come up with their own frame story and modern American pilgrims. A grading rubric is also included.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature