Reflection: Student Ownership THE CANTERBURY TALES: Prologue Day 1 of 2 - Section 4: Prologue Assignment: Who Are You?

 

This assignment provides students with the following:

  1. the opportunity for students to read about their assigned character 
  2. to process, analyze, and interpret the complex descriptions of the character
  3. write and reexamine their interpretations by writing a character introduction
  4. and become familiar with other characters by skimming the text, choosing a character they would like to know more about, and writing questions for that character
  5. Questions may be about matters the text leaves uncertain, which might give students options to explore point of view and author's purpose.  

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THE CANTERBURY TALES: Prologue Day 1 of 2

Unit 5: THE CANTERBURY TALES
Lesson 2 of 9

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of the diversity of characters in the Prologue of THE CANTERBURY TALES through writing and discussion.

Big Idea: "If we don't accept ourselves for who we are and where we've come from, who will?"--Silvia Rojas

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English / Language Arts, Medieval Period, Geoffrey Chaucer, archetype, formative assessment, Flexibility, Canterbury Tales, Complex Tasks, Culture for Learning, Common Core Alignment, Self
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