How do you spell it?
The text was written in the 18th century by an Englishman, so his spelling of many common words is not the same as today's American English. Split the class into groups and give them a set amount of time to find as many words as possible that are spelled differently than the way they would spell them. The group with the most words wins. Ask the class if the spelling differences hindered comprehension or made any kind of difference.
Who is it?
The text mentions many famous and well known men. Divide the class into groups and have each group research and print from the web, pictures of fifteen men mentioned in the book. Each group should then make a list of the men and add five extra names for which there is no picture. The groups should exchange their pictures...
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