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. A Victorian Era in this Century
Show the class a clip from Far from Heaven or an episode of Mad Men. Ask the class to point out cultural similarities between the late 1950's in America and the Victorian Era in England. Then, compare England's place in the world in the that later 1900's and America's place in the late 1950's.
2. Cast a Movie
Have each class plan a movie of the play. Each student should choose choose a cast of actors for the roles. Encourage...
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