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. Painting the Scene
Reread chapter one, noticing the description of Dorlcote Mill and its surroundings. Sketch the scene in pencil. Then paint it. Be prepared to display your painting in class and discuss how your painting reflects the descriptions that are presented in chapter one.
2. Maggie's Reading List
Make a list of the books that Maggie reads during The Mill on the Floss. Choose one of the books, read it yourself, and then report to the class on the contents of the book and why...
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