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. Costume Party
Research different kinds of dress and uniforms worn at the time of Alexander, including peasants, soldiers, and nobility. Craft costumes, and have a costume party.
Create a timeline of the important battles and other events in Alexander's military campaign.
3. Mapping an Empire
Create a map which charts Alexander's movement throughout the ancient world, and what territories he came to conquer as he campaigned.
4. Feast Day
Research typical dishes that Alexander may have enjoyed in one of his feasts. Have students bring several...
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