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. Illustrated Cover
Make a detailed illustrated cover for the novel.
2. Word Search Puzzle
Make a word search puzzle using words taken from Dickens' descriptions of the French Revolution.
3. Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article describing the burning of the Marquis' Chateau.
4. Write a Eulogy
Write a eulogy of two paragraphs in Sydney Carton's honor.
5. Slide Show
Make a PowerPoint slide show of the key events in the novel. Include a sound track if possible.
6. Write a Postcard
Pretend to be a visitor to Paris during...
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