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 Infanta's Love Poem
Write a poem as if you are the Infanta. Express your love for Don Rodrigue, then lament that you cannot be with him because of his low birth. Write about how hard it is to be torn between love and duty.
2. Sword Play
When the sword first appears in "Le Cid", it belongs to Don Diegue. Make a flow chart, tracking how the sword changes hands during the course of the play. Don't forget any characters!
3. Invading Ships
When "Le Cid' is written...
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