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. The Duchess' Costume Ball
Invite the students to have a costume ball in class. Even if they don't dress in costume, teach them the protocol of such an event. How do the guests enter? How are they announced? Who dances with whom?
2. Fashion Design
Show the fashions of the late 1800's in Europe. Students can either research in books or online. Display them on a board. Give extra credit to students who are either willing to make their own drawings or to those who come...
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