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. Dialogue Project
Many characters die in the novel. Pick three characters who die and write a short scene, using dialogue, of what their conversation would be like if they were to meet in heaven.
2. Eulogy Project
Pretend you have been asked to write a eulogy for Freud. Write something that could be said at his funeral; it should be at least one page. Be prepared to read your eulogy aloud to the class.
3. Chapter Title Project
John Irving is known for his witty chapter titles...
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