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. Dinner with the Author
Imagine that you could have dinner with William Styron and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? About what would you talk?
2. Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song depicting some aspect of life for one of the characters in the story.
3. William Styron's Typewriter
Imagine that you could have a conversation with William Styron's typewriter. What do you think it would say? What questions...
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