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. Casting call
If "Gilead" were to be made into a movie, what actors would you choose for the following parts? John Ames; Jack Boughton; Lila Ames; Boughton; Glory Boughton; John's father; John's grandfather.
2. My life so far
John writes the journals for his son. If you were to write journals for someone, who would you write it for, and why? Share your answers with a partner chosen in advance.
3. Imaginary dialogue
Write a page of dialogue, in script form, that might represent the dialogue between...
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