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. The House of Blue Leaves
Have each student draw a representation of what the house with the trees full of birds would look like from both Bananas' perspective and Artie's perspective. The students will get together in groups to discuss their pictures and why it looks a certain way through a Artie's, or Bananas' eyes.
2. Downplay the Farce
Divide the students into small groups and have them pick one of the farcical scenes in the play. The students will then act out the scenes without...
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