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. Meeting Socrates
If you could have a lunch date with Socrates, what are 10 questions you would ask him. This may be done as a discussion or a written assignment. You may also have students anticipate how Socrates would answer their questions.
2. Film: The Clouds
Aristophanes, a Greek playwright, wrote a play mocking Socrates and the Socratic method. It's called The Clouds and they're should be several different editions of this story on film available at your local library.
3. The Socratic Movie
Have students either script...
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