Day 2

Middlemarch Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Middlemarch Family Tree

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will create a tree of relationships within Middlemarch to better understand the town and connections between characters.

    Common Core Standards:



    Middlemarch is like a web—everyone is connected to everyone else. Something that happens in one part of the web may have a ripple effect all the way to the other side. To help students understand the connections, have them create a town tree. Because more characters get involved and more connections are discovered as the novel goes on, it is best to do this in a program where it’s easy to adjust the tree. Sites...

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