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. Watch the Movie
In 2001, "Corelli's Mandolin" was adapted into a film called "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" starring Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. Obtain a copy of the film, watch it and then compare and contrast it to the novel.
2. The Massacre of the Acqui Division
Do some research on the Massacre of the Acqui Division on the island of Cephalonia in September of 1943 and write a report on what you have learned about this event.
3. Captain Corelli's Soundtrack
Play a CD of the soundtrack for the...
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