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. Travel Brochure
Popular works of fiction are often inspired by tours of real-life locations that play a part in the story. Create a travel brochure advertising a modern guided tour of England inspired by "Ivanhoe." Include locations that will be of interest to readers of Ivanhoe, such as medieval castles or special-interest museums.
2. Guess Who Game
Write the names of characters on a small square card and give one to each student (try not to duplicate the character names if possible). Have the students attach...
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