British Literature: The Canterbury Tales Task Cards and Student Assignment
This differentiated activity is intended to get students excited about literature in a creative way. Students will create trading cards featuring Pilgrims from The Canterbury Tales.
-The activity is flexible and can be adapted to fit the needs of each student and each class.
-Begin the activity by talking to the students about the Prologue, and some exciting details.
This Teaching Pack Includes:
*ZIP FILE FOLDER*
-11 literary device, terms to know cards
Allegory, Irony, Satire, Allusions, Pilgrims, Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas A Becket, iambic pentameter, feudalism…
-10 Question / Task Cards for 12 of the tales. Questions are multiple choice and based on the common core standards for English Language Arts
-Colorful, detailed, and fun…23 Pilgrim Cards! They are very colorful and list a physical description, job description, their motives / interests, and Chaucer’s opinion.
The 23 Pilgrims are:
Yeoman (Cannon Yeoman)
Oxford Cleric (Clerk, Student)
Sergeant at the Law (Lawyer)
Skipper (Shipman, Sailor)
Wife of Bath
-Pilgrim Presentation Assignment
Trading Cards Assignment
Template (just added it as a PPT file so your setudents can open it and edit!)
The cards come 4 to a sheet. In color. Can be printed in grayscale, too…and still look great! Laminate, put them on a key ring, in a case, or decorate a board with them.
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