Alice in Wonderland Chap. 3:
A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale
Read chapter three online or in your book.
What did Alice have an argument with the Lory about?
What did the archbishop find?
What did Alice give the Dodo that the Dodo gave back?
Who won the caucus race?
What did Alice give as prizes?
What did Alice think the mouse was talking about when the mouse said "Mine is a long and sad tale"?
Activities and Links:
Read and learn all about comfits. Here is a recipe for comfits if you'd like to try and make some!
The Dodo said the best way to explain a caucus race was to do it. Have a caucus race! Follow the instructions in the story. Award prizes at the end. :-)
Lewis Carroll was making fun of real caucus races that politicians "run in" to get elected. Talk about political caucus races and how the author was comparing them to the race in the story.
On to Chapter Four