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. A Right to Their Dreams
As a class, listen to the opening number and the final 3 numbers of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. What statements about regret and immortality are the assassins of the story making? How does Sondheim endeavor to explain Lee Harvey Oswald's motive in shooting the president? How does it differ from DeLillo's?
Perhaps the most famous fictional dramatization of the murder of President Kennedy is Oliver Stone's acclaimed film JFK. Watch the film in class and discuss which figures from Libra also...
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