Fun Classroom Activities
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. Write a Letter
Pretending that you are an Athenian warrior, write a letter home telling about living conditions on Pylos. Select the best letters to read aloud for the class.
2. Toga Style Show
Look up sculptures of ancient Greece and fashion a toga that a citizen of Athens might have worn. Wear these in class and evaluate the best ones.
3. Draw a Trireme
From pictures you find on the Internet or in the library, make a poster-sized sketch...
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