Based on the book's various settings, choose the part of the world that you found the most fascinating and the one that you liked the least. For each, describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that part of the world during that period. Would you like it? Why?
Interview with a Conqueror
Write out an interview with Alexander, including both the questions and his responses. The interview can take place at any time during his life and you can use the information in the book to help speculate his answers.
Split the class up into pairs for this activity. Have the students read a list of the names of people, events, and places from the book. After each one, one partner will say the first word or words that he/she thinks of. Then reverse positions and...
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