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. Character Collage
Ask students to make a collage from old magazines, newspapers, etc. from the point of view of a character from the play. The collage should represent this character in terms of emotion, clothing, and interests. It can be abstract, but students should be able to explain their choices.
2. Casting the Play
Ask students to cast Lear from actors today. Why would they choose who they choose? Describe their vision of the characters. Are they thin, fat, awkward, or graceful?
3. Biographical Interview
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