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. Aging Sketch Project
Draw a sketch of what Jude and/or Sue look like when they first meet, and what they look like when the novel concludes.
2. Book Jacket Sketch
Imagine that Jude writes an autobiography of his life as he lay dying. Design a book jacket, making sure to include details about Jude's life that are mentioned in "Jude the Obscure."
3. Chapter Title Project
"Jude the Obscure" is written without chapter titles. Come up with chapter titles for each of the book's chapters, based...
This section contains 927 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)