Everything you need to understand or teach The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père.
The Three Musketeers, published in 1844-1845, is typical of Dumas's works: quick-witted heroes who fight and love unceasingly, fast-paced narrative, and entertaining dialogue. In its romantic subject matter, the book is typical of its time; what is not typical is the fact that it has survived and remains entertaining and accessible for modern readers.
The novel has been adapted for over sixty films and spin-offs and has sold millions of copies in hundreds of languages all over the world. Despite the fact that it is very long and is filled with improbable events, larger-than-life characters, and exaggerated dialogueor because of these traitsit is a fast, exciting read and still feels fresh and entertaining despite the long time that has elapsed since it was first written.
The story was drawn from a number of original historical sources, including Les Memoires de M. d'Artagnan by Sandraz de Courtils and...
The Three Musketeers Lesson Plans contain 151 pages of teaching material, including: