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Equal Rites Summary
Terry Pratchett

Everything you need to understand or teach Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett.

  • Equal Rites Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Equal Rites Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Equal Rites Summary

Plot Summary

Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett, a novel in the Discworld series, tells the story of a young girl, Esk Smith, gifted in magic, fighting obstacles to being trained in all-male Unseen University.

Attended by witch/midwife Granny Weatherwax, Eskarina (Esk) Smith is born and quickly assigned a dying wizard's magical staff (assuming that she is male). In Esk's eighth year, magic begins to bud and Granny becomes her mentor in magic and escort and advocate in traveling to Ankh-Morpork and Unseen University for formal training. During most of their travels, the two are separated with Granny frantic to find her protégé, who leaves a trail of mostly unconscious magic behind her. Esk and Granny are reunited after Esk meets a senior wizard and his protégé and is assured that females may not be wizards or study at Unseen University. Esk and Granny complete the trip to...

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The Equal Rites Study Pack contains about 70 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

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Equal Rites Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including:

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