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. THE BELLY OF PARIS Soundtrack
Do some research on the music of Paris in the mid-1800s and create a CD of downloaded songs to share with the class.
2. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script for an abridged version of the novel.
3. Dinner with Emile Zola
Imagine that you could have dinner with Emile Zola and some of the characters from the novel. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
4. Florent's Lament...
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