The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. My Last Duchess
Read this Robert Browning poetic monologue in class and compare it to Winterbourne's attitude toward women. (Note that Browning is a contemporary of Henry James and also an expatriate living much of his life in Italy.)
Create a Timeline of major events in America and Europe that begins in 1810 and ends in 1910. The publication date of Daisy Miller (1978) is prominently marked. Indicate major events during that 100 years (e.g., the American Civil War etc.) and major personalities (e.g., Charles Darwin...
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