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. Short Story
Write a short story of the poverty in your own area.
Write Orwell's biography.
3. 500 words
Summarize the novel in 500 words.
4. Choose a Character
Choose one of the characters in the novel and think about what that character wears and how they move and talk. Find some clothes that you think that character would wear and come into class talking and acting like him or her.
5. Plan Your Own Film
In groups of five plan out how you would make Down and Out...
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