Wuthering Heights Activities

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Activities are a great way to engage your students and help them develop a deeper understanding of literature plot points and themes. This lesson includes a mix of individual and group activities that will help you teach Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights.

Geography, Social Class and Revenge

The revenge plot in Wuthering Heights is closely tied to the setting as well as the social and class issues presented throughout the novel. Engaging your students in activities related to these elements will give them a better understanding of the book's plot and themes. Here are three classroom ready activities that will help your students learn more about United Kingdom geography, social classes and Heathcliff's revenge.

Geography of Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is set in Northern England. This activity will familiarize students with the geography of Northern England and the United Kingdom.

Materials

  • Blank map of the United Kingdom and surrounding bodies of water
  • Crayons and markers

Instructions

First, define the literary term setting for your students so that they understand the setting is the geographical location or area where a storyline occurs. Ask them if they know the geographical setting of Wuthering Heights. Tell students the setting took place in Northern England.

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