The Epic of Gilgamesh Fun Activities

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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. Gilgamesh Days

Have students spend time researching the culture of Gilgamesh's world. Stage a Gilgamesh Day in which students come dressed in clothes similar to those worn by Gilgamesh and the people of Uruk. Students can prepare traditional foods, engage in sporting events, and re-create a portion of the city of Uruk.

2. The Cedar Forest

Divide students into groups. Have one group work to create a scale model of the Cedar Forest. Have another create a forest gate. Have a third create a model Humbaba...

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