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. A Contest
Before the class begins reading the play, propose a sort of contest to the class that pitches them against each other. For example: the highest scorer on the first quiz is exempt from the rest of them, and the 3 lowest will receive a ten-point deduction from future quizzes. After a day, discuss with the class what they felt about the competition.
2. The Office
In the real estate office of Act 2, Mamet has created a claustrophobic capitalist prison. Have the class draw a rendering...
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