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. Map Project
"The Thistle and the Rose" takes place in a wide range of locations. Create a map that shows all of the places that appear in the novel, labeling each with at least two unique characteristics.
2. Soundtrack Project
Imagine that "The Thistle and the Rose" is being made into a major motion picture. Put together a soundtrack of at least eight songs that address specific events or themes that are present in the story. Be prepared to explain your choices to the class.
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