Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. also my great grandfather
Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist
“'The Father of English Literature': the History of Geoffrey Chaucer" is a webquest that asks students to analyze informational text and construct a timeline. This webquest will familiarize students with Chaucer's life so that they can better contextualize their reading of The Canterbury Tales or any of his other works.
The canterbury tales task cards and student assignment
High School Literature, British Literature, Teaching Literature, Middle School Ela, Middle Ages, Canterbury Tales, Creative Class, English Teachers, English Teaching Resources
The Characteristics of an Epic Hero -- Beowulf, The Odyssey, and More
Beowulf, The Odyssey, All Epic Heroes This three-page document outlines the three most important characteristics of an Epic Hero. This can be applied to ANY epic tale, as they represent ALL epic heroes.