Teacher Guide

The Canterbury Tales Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

This high-quality illustrated video of The Canterbury Tales - General Prologue provides a visual learning experience. The short video summary is over 11 minutes and covers the major characters and plot points of the story.

Student writing can be posted on a blog or discussion forum for peer feedback and discussion. A document camera can be used to show student writing as models or discussion prompts: seeing their peers' work is often motivating for students. The research projects that students do will involve sophisticated use of internet databases for sources, and the resulting presentations can involve multimedia explanations and illustrations. There is also an opportunity to use and...

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