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. Roaring 20's Beauty Ad
Write out an ad about beauty products that might have appeared in the New York Times of New York Magazine circa 1920. What was popular then? What was considered beautiful? What was all the rage?
2. I Love Paris in the Springtime
Nora and her friend go to Paris to buy a twenty-six hundred dollar purse. Create a fictional scrapbook or photo album of their trip. Try to lace the book with elements of Nora Ephron's type of humor.
3. Pen a Cookbook
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