Day 2

The Canterbury Tales Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the Knight's Tale.

As you read, look up vocabulary you don't know, even if it's not on our list. You don't need to know every single classical allusion and unfamiliar word to appreciate the diction in the Tale, and that would be too long a task. But look up enough to get a good sense of the language.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their...

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