Unit Plan

Classroom Activities for Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Three lessons based on "The Wife of Bath's Prologue" from Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales offer scholars an opportunity to examine literary satire, medieval attitudes towards women, and the form and function of a frame story.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • To launch the third lesson, show the opening scenes from The Breakfast Club as a model of a frame story
  • Ask writers to share their frame stories in groups
Classroom Considerations
  • Page numbers are based on the Enriched Classics addition
  • The packet includes three lesson plans and four worksheets
  • Requires copies
  • The lessons are designed to be taught in order
Pros
  • Plans include concise step-by-step directions
Cons
  • None