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. Character Charades
Working in teams of two, act out a character's identity without using any words.
2. A Poem for Mary
Using any style you prefer, write a poem about Mary's young life.
3. Word Scrambler
Mix up 10 words from the play BEYOND THE HORIZON--character names, location, themes, central images--and give to another classmate to unscramble.
4. Acrostic Verse
Using the title BEYOND THE HORIZON, create an acrostic puzzle with words that define or describe the play.
5. Role Playing
With another student, act out a scene from the...
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