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. Plan a Film Treatment
Working in a small group, plan how you would make a film of "Clarissa." Include as many details as you can. What actors and actresses would you cast in the various roles? What parts of the story would you leave out, and why? What parts would you emphasize? Would you drop any characters or subplots? Can you think of a director whose style you would like to use to make the film?
2. Film a Scene
Choose one scene from "Clarissa" and...
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