The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Plan Your Own Film
In groups of five, plan out how you would make Confederacy of Dunces into a film. What actors would you cast in each role? To whom would you want the film to appeal? How would you advertise the film? Be prepared to present your plan to the rest of the class.
2. Design a Front Cover
Design a front cover for the book including a blurb.
Ignatius suffers from Elephantitis. Find out about the disease and write a list of its...
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