Paradise Lost: Picture Book Activity

Readers of Paradise Lost draw parallels between Milton's tale and Gene Zion's Harry the Dirty Dog, an illustrated children's book.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups create picture books for one of the 10 books in Paradise Lost
Classroom Considerations

  • The fourth in a series of seven resources designed to accompany a reading of Paradise Lost
  • A copy of Gene Zion's Harry the Dirty Dog is required for the activity
Pros

  • The activity asks readers to compare Harry's choices with Adam's
Cons

  • Some readers may need additional scaffolding to understand the connections between the two texts