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. Period hair fashion
Find a wig in a thift shop. Look up online a "recipe" for hair powder. As closely as possible, follow the recipe and come to class as Sir Leceister's servant, Mercury.
As an alternative, create a "bag wig" as described in Chapter 3 as being worn by someone in the legal profession. You may have to look this up online or at the library to understand how it is created.
Write a screenplay of a chapter from Bleak House, using modern ideas...
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