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The Merchant's Prologue & Tale Activity Pack AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • OCR AS & A Level
  • Eduqas A Level

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level.

Bring Chaucer's rollicking tale to life and into the modern classroom. This invaluable activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class. Students will grow to know and love the text through engaging activities and constant encouragement to explore the medieval world. Struggling students are supported and high-fliers are encouraged to dig deeper.

  • Prepare
    Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

  • Explore
    Appealing scene-by-scene tasks guide students through the text, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged

  • Reflect
    Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and Values • Writer's use of language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical Reception

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

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