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. Cincinnatus's Cell
Draw a diagram of Cincinnatus's cell, labeling important elements. Fill in the cell walls with graffiti from other prisoners that has been painted over through the years.
2. Poster of Tamara Gardens
Create a poster representing Tamara Gardens, using drawings, words, and images from magazines or the Internet. Write a brief explanation of the important elements in your poster and how they relate to the novel.
3. The Spider's Perspective
Rewrite a scene from Invitation to a Beheading from the point of view of the...
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