Canterbury Tales (edited by Barbara Cohen)

Canterbury Tales (edited by Barbara Cohen)

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ISBN: 9780688062019
Grades: 5

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Four of the original Canterbury tales have been artfully translated and adapted by Barbara Cohen in this lovely, 87-page hardcover storybook. Staying true to the feel of Chaucer's original work, Cohen presents The Nun's Priest's Tale, The Pardoner's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale, and The Franklin's Tale in simple, yet elegant prose. Brilliant, fanciful illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman accompany the text. Please note that this book contains some "dark" artwork, such as the personification of death, which bears the classic appearance of the Grim Reaper. ~ Rachel P.

From 500 A.D. to 1530 A.D., this literature approach to history takes students through the medieval period via some of the best classic and historic literature available. Students read works by classic authors such as Shakespeare, Chaucer, and Sir Walter Scott. They learn about heroic figures of the time like Wycliffe, Tyndale, Joan of Arc, Luther, Saladin and more. This one-year course has been revised and the publishers have broken the study into two guides; one for intermediate/junior high grades, and one for high school. The guides are now full-color. The Intermediate/Junior High guide features 35 weekly lessons with reading assignments, mapping activities, research and discussion topics, hands-on and craft suggestions, vocabulary lists and more.




Category Description for Beautiful Feet History & Geography:

Beautiful Feet curriculum takes a multi-level, living book approach to teaching history, geography and world cultures, using easy to use Guides for the teacher and engaging, well-written literature for the student. The Guides provide book lists, chapter readings, discussion and research questions, background information, website links, answer keys, and more. See our website for lists of literature resources to accompany each guide. Most guides provide content for one year of study, with the exception of Geography through Literature and Western Expansion. The latter two are recommended to be completed together for one year of study. Numbers of lessons vary, and are scheduled 1 to 4 days per week. Recommended Timelines are available individually or in a set of two. Timelines are cardstock and include the figures referenced in the study. Students will need to color, cut and assemble the timeline and figures. History and geography come alive with these well done literature guides. See our website for required books for each guide. Some guides and resources contain Christian content while others do not; contact us for additional information.

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade
5
ISBN
9780688062019
Binding
Trade Cloth
Pages
104
Edition
Illustrated
Language
English
Ages
10+
Audience
Juvenile
Awards
Golden Kite Awards ( WON AWARD ) 1988
Contributor
Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Author
Barbara Cohen
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
William Morrow & Company
Weight
1.3563 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.38" x 9.25" x 0.56"
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Class curriculum requirement
Tracie C on Aug 20, 2021
To supplement our family's study of the Middle Ages.
Raquel A on Nov 22, 2016
Class curriculum requirement
Tracie C on Aug 20, 2021
It was part of the Beautiful Feet curriculum.
Loretta S on Aug 24, 2018
To supplement our family's study of the Middle Ages.
Raquel A on Nov 22, 2016
To go along with history study
Sarah T on Oct 5, 2016
Read during use of Romans, Reformers, Revolutionaries because I didn't want to get into the full version (for several reasons). Gave my students the "flavor" of Canterbury Tales.
Claudia E on Aug 13, 2016
It was part of the Beautiful Feet curriculum.
Loretta S on Aug 24, 2018
To go along with history study
Sarah T on Oct 5, 2016
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