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. Family Portrait
Create a family portrait for one of the families featured in Girl with a Pearl Earring. It could be Griet's family ten years after leaving the Vermeer home, Griet's family of origin, or the Vermeer family.
Create a painting based on Girl with a Pearl Earring. Consider the artistic way that both Vermeer and Griet saw the world and try to create an art piece to mimic these concepts in your own way.
Create a soundtrack for Girl with a Pearl...
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