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  Canterbury Tales Common Core Aligned Literature Guide, The - PRINT

 
Print Price: $34.95
Format: Professionally Printed
ISBN: 978-0-9845205-4-1
Pages: 331
Copyright: 2011
Writer: Jennifer Bassett

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This massive 330-page Literature Guide for Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is sure to have anything and everything you need to teach The Canterbury Tales in 11th or 12th grade--or beyond! This Guide is Common Core and NCTE/IRA Standards-Aligned, and includes practical, ready-to-go materials. You won't find anything so in-depth and comprehensive anywhere else!

This The Canterbury Tales Literature Guide includes:
  • Pre-Reading Activities: Monarchy Scavenger Hunt and an activity on Illuminated Texts
  • Biography on author Geoffery Chaucer, plus corresponding questions
  • Article and questions on Genre-Poetry, Narrative, and Satire
  • Article and questions on Unreliable Narrator
  • Article and questions on Structure of the Narrative-Frames
  • Historical Context article and questions on Middle English and the Great Vowel Shift
  • Historical Context article and questions on Life in the 1300s
  • Historical Context article and questions on Pilgrimages Historical Context article on Biblical
  • Allusions Activity on Time and Place
  • A list of allusions, defined from the General Prologue and selected tales
  • Part A: General Prologue
    • Comprehension Check questions and Standards Focus activities on Satire, Characterization, Similes and Metaphors, and Allusions for the ENTIRE General Prologue
    • Quiz: Sections One and Two—Introduction through Plowman
    • Quiz: Sections Three and Four—Miller through Conclusion
    • Part A Test: General Prologue
  • Part B focuses specifically on the following tales: Knight's Tale, Miller's Tale, Reeve's Tale, Shipman's Tale, Prioress's Tale, Monk's Tale, Nun's Priest's Tale, Pardoner's Tale, Wife of Bath's Tale, Summoner's Tale, Clerk's Tale, Merchant's Tale, Franklin's Tale, Parson's Tale, and Chaucer's Retraction EACH tale above includes:
    • Comprehension Check/Study Guide questions
    • Standards Focus Activity (i.e focus on Theme, Tone, Allusions, Mood, Rhyme Scheme and Meter, Allegory, Diction, Irony, etc.)
    • Assessment Preparation Activity (i.e. focus on Analogies, Etymology, Punctuation, Context Clues, Clauses, Appositives, etc.)
    • Section Quiz
    • Summary of the Tale
  • Two Final Exam Versions (one entirely multiple choice)
  • Notes for teaching The Canterbury Tales
  • Post-Reading Ideas and Activities and Alternative Assessment
  • Essay/Writing Prompts
  • Two Project Rubrics
  • Response to Literature Rubric
  • Complete Answer Key
Notes About This Product
  • Common Core State Standards alignment has not been notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however, Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not equal the rigor found in some popular standardized Common Core assessments.


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