Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Fun Activities

Michael Lewis (author)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 127 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Fun Activities

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. Follow That Stock!

Pick a Wall Street stock and follow it over the course of reading this book. Graph the changes that occur.

2. News...Worthy?

Keep track of how news stories seem to affect the stock market over a short period of time. How do analysts react to current events?

3. Gekko

Research the character Gordon Gekko from the movie "Wall Street." Compare his behavior to people in the book. Who does he most resemble? Why?

4. Bonding

Research the definition of bonds. What do bonds do...

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