The Canterbury Tales 7 Engaging Ideas

7 Engaging Ideas For The Canterbury Tales

The king of British literature can be celebrated any time of the year, but we tend to teach our Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales unit around the winter months. We bring in the sarcasm, irony, and parody, and satire with some Saturday Night Live clips along with some in-class performances . Are you looking for new and exciting ways to celebrate one of the best literary masterpieces of all time? Introducing The Canterbury Tales’ activities into your classroom will make for a fun and memorable unit. Even though it was written during he medieval time period, Chaucer’s work is timeless and humorous in nature. Students will love how their teacher will guide them along the pilgrimage to Thomas Becket’s shrine into their ELA classroom.

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Musical Games for Secondary Classrooms: ELA Edition

Have you ever gotten into a teacher rut? Maybe you’re a little bored and want to try something new. Sometimes teachers just need to turn the music on and have some learning fun with their students. Yes, in English Language Arts you can add music and movement to these simple classroom games. Educational games in ELA build a classroom community, creates a a stress-relief brain break, encourages student movement, and fosters learning in a fun way. Perfect for reviewing skills before a final assessment. This post is loaded with fun and engaging tips for implementing review games by adding music. Read now to start your own vocabulary mash up, editing and revising games. For grades 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. Can be adapted for all subjects using terms from those texts

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I’m so glad you are here! My name is Danielle. I am passionate about helping teachers and homeschool parents promote critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication with their students. 

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