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. Napoleon Education
Have a short discussion with the class about Napoleon. When did he rule? What was he famous for? Why do you think Napoleon is a notable person to include in fiction?
In the novel, Josephine plays billiards, and is said never to lose. Have the students look up the game of billiards and how it is played, and the odds of never losing.
3. Army Life
Have the students do a short research project on army life in Napoleonic times. What was warfare...
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