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. Clue: The Gaudy Night Edition
Create your own version of the game Clue for your class. Substitute the buildings of Shrewsbury College for the rooms, the characters in Gaudy Night for the game's players, and items mentioned in the book for weapons.
2. Annie's Trial
Hold a mock trial for Annie Wilson. Assign class members to the following roles: judge, Annie, prosecutor, and defense attorney. Let the remaining members of the class be the witnesses and jury.
3. Mystery Novel
Write your own mystery novel set at...
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