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. Create a costume
Research Victorian fashion and put together a costume suitable for Mary Barton, Jem Wilson or Harry Carson.
2. Love poem
Compose a love poem as either Jem or Harry Carson writing to Mary.
An acrostic poem is a poem in which the first letters of a line or paragraph combine together to spell another word or message.
Create an acrostic poem using either "Manchester", "Chartists", "Mary and Jem" or "Carson Mill" as the topic of the poem as well as the word...
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