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. Menu Planning
The inhabitants of Gethen eat four meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and supper. Pretend you are the head of a household and plan out a day's worth of meals, using the typical Gethenian foods described in Chapter 1.. What would you serve for each meal?
2. Snowed In
Pretend you are caught in the middle of a blizzard, as Getheren was. What would you do to: a) find your way out; b) ensure that you remain safe?
3. Other Cultures
The pictures that Genly carried...
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