The Canterbury Tales: The Tabard Inn & Innkeeper

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Where was the real Tabard Inn located?

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1. Which of the following roles does Harry Bailly NOT perform in The Canterbury Tales?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that the Tabard Inn is a realistic setting for Chaucer's pilgrims?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you read in The Canterbury Tales about the Innkeeper and the Tabard Inn with this quiz and worksheet combo. The multiple-choice questions address what you know about Harry Bailly and his role in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to revisit what you remember about:

  • Where the real Tabard Inn was located
  • The roles Harry Bailly performs in the story
  • The reasons the Tabard Inn is a realistic setting for Chaucer's pilgrims
  • Why the characters are gathered together at the Tabard Inn

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and are able to correctly interpret why the Tabard Inn is an appropriate setting for this tale and its characters
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to pick out why the characters are gathered at the inn from what you read
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the prize for winning the storytelling contest that Harry Bailly proposes to answer a question about it

Additional Learning

You will find a complete summary of this character and place in the lesson The Canterbury Tales: The Tabard Inn & Innkeeper. This lesson explains more about:

  • What happened to the real Tabard Inn
  • What Harry Bailly represents in the story
  • Why there is no storytelling contest winner at the end of the book
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