Fun Classroom Activities
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. View Scenes from the Movie
Watch the scene at the dance in the movie, CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, starring Chris O'Donnell as Jack and Minnie Driver as Benny. Discuss the Hollywood interpretation of the characters.
2. Tell About Your Friends
Students give short speeches about their own circle of friends and why they are in the circle.
3. Fashion Show
Students collect 1950s outfits and wear them to class one day.
4. The Irish cottage
Make copies of photographs or paintings of...
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