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Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales introduction
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Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales introduction

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Introduction to The Canterbury Tales. This is a great intro lesson in to any of the tales: The General Prologue, The Knight's Tale, The Miller's Prologue and Tale, The Reeve's Prologue and Tale, The Cook's Prologue and Tale, The Man of Law's Introduction, Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue, The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale, The Friar's Prologue and Tale, The Summoner's Prologue and Tale, The Clerk's Prologue and Tale, The Merchant's Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue, The Squire's Introduction and Tale The Franklin's Prologue and Tale, The Physician's Tale, The Pardoner's Introduction, Prologue, and Tale Fragment VII: The Shipman's Tale The Prioress's Prologue and Tale The Prologue and Tale of Sir Thopas The Tale of Melibee The Monk's Prologue and Tale The Nun's Priest's Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue Fragment VIII: The Second Nun's Prologue and Tale The Canon's Yeoman's Prologue and Tale Fragment IX: The Manciple's Prologue and Tale Fragment X: The Parson's Prologue and Tale Chaucer's Retraction
The Franklin's Prologue and Tale - Chaucer
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The Franklin's Prologue and Tale - Chaucer

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Two lessons which explore the significance of the setting and various themes in the tale. Slideshow includes some key quotations - a great resource for adapting for various learners, or for a quick revision of the tale. Produced with Cambridge exam board for A-Level in mind.
Chaucer general prologue opening lesson
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Chaucer general prologue opening lesson

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Great opening resource for teaching Chaucer. This lesson introduces the Canterbury Tales and asks some key questions about the images in the opening. It also includes the opening to the general prologue with space for children to write under it and a translation.