Includes plot summaries of the six episodes and suggestions for how to present them in the classroom.
Discussion and Activities by Episode
Offers before- and after-viewing discussion topics and activity suggestions for each episode.
After-Viewing Activities by Episode
Suggests ideas for culminating activities after viewing the series, focusing on such topics as love and marriage, history, medicine, and law.
George Eliot: A Brief Biography
Explains how Mary Ann Evans, a land agent's daughter, became one of the most celebrated English novelists of the 19th century.
The Historical Context of Middlemarch
Details the facts of daily life in 1830s England.
Looking at Film
Provides discussion and activity suggestions focusing on the film adaptation process to help students become more critical viewers and thinkers.
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