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. Cast a Film
Give students the opportunity to cast a film version of "Gargantua and Pantagruel". How would they portray the giants and the other magical creatures in a movie?
2. Costume Day
Give students an opportunity to research the style of dress worn by the characters in the novels and recreate (with parents' permission) a costume worn by a character of their choosing on "Costume Day."
3. News Article
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the...
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