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. Create a movie soundtrack
Pretend the play the "Curse of the Starving Class" is turned into a movie. Create a movie soundtrack consisting of 12 to 14 songs. For each song, include a one to two sentence description describing the scene the song accompanies.
2. Create a playbill cover
When a play is performed for an audience, there is a playbill given to the audience that includes a brief plot summary and actor information. Draw the cover of a playbill for the "Curse of the Starving Class".
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