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. What Women Want
Watch a short clip of the movie "What Women Want" starring Mel Gibson. This movie features a man who has been given the power of reading minds.
Watch the clip and discuss the positives and negatives of this ability.
2. Poetry Writing
Write a poem that describes one of the following characters: Latimer, Bertha, Alfred, Mrs. Archer, or Latimer's father. Be sure to use descriptive language. The following prompts will help with getting the students started:
What kind of language is used by...
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