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. Propaganda Pamphlet
Create a propaganda pamphlet regarding the Spanish Civil War. Students will describe the characters in the novel, the guerrilla tactics that are being employed, the setting of the war, and the goals ahead. Be sure to have students overemphasize certain issues while downplaying others to show how war is advertised and communicated among the masses to assert certain political beliefs.
2. Diary Entry
Take the perspective of Pablo OR Pilar in terms of the Republic and the war itself. Create a diary entry taking...
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