Canterbury Tales: Word Search
In this word search learning exercise, students search for 42 words related to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Terms include descriptions of style as well as common words from the book.
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The Tell-Tale Heart
One of the most famous short stories, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," is the focus of this resource. Learners read the story, respond to several text-based questions, and brainstorm ideas about a question relating to the text as...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Chaucer: Text and Contexts
Compare the Wife of Bath's text to the biblical verses she references. Much of Chaucer's Wife of Bath's words are direct reflections of bible verses; this presentation matches the Old English to the biblical references and helps explain...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking lesson focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Learners work in groups to imagine, research and simulate a dinner party involving an author, a fictional character, and a significant historical figure as dinner guests. The activity uses Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the time...
9th - 12th English Language Arts