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. Costume Collage
This Fun Activity involves researching the time period in which "Lt. Hornblower" is set, the early 19th Century, as well as the Napoleonic Wars. Specifically, investigate the style of dress that the shipmen aboard the H.M.S. Renown would have worn as well as what ladies and civilian gentlemen wore. Print or copy pictures from books or websites depicting costume of the time period and create a collage, noting on the back the resources you used during your research.
2. A Game of...
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