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. Weak Leaders
Often learning the inside stories of weak leaders is as interesting - or more - than learning the guiding virtues of great men and women. As a class, watch clips from the movies Nixon and Scandal (involving the Profumo Scandal of the Macmillan government in England), and the documentary Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains. Read about the presidencies of Franklin Pierce and Warren G. Harding.
2. Cast a Production
Edward II was incredibly popular int he eighties and early nineties, with its prescient theme...
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