The Desperate Hours Fun Activities

Joseph Hayes
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Fun 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. Acting

Have students act out one scene of the play.

2. Set design.

Have students design on setting--the police station or the living room of the Hillard's house.

3. Save Mr. Peterson.

Figure out a way that Mr. Peterson would have been able to overcome Robish and had lived.

4. Playbill

Design a playbill for your class putting on the play.

5. Scriptwriting.

Change one act of the play to a script for a movie.

6. Casting.

Cast actors to play the major characters of the play in the 21st...

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