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. Write a poem
Choose to write a poem from Tereza's point of view (for Tomas) or from the student-mistress's point of view (for Franz).
2. Compare Czechoslovakia before and after the invasion
Look up various articles, from in the U.S. or abroad, that portray the environment of Czechoslovakia before and after the Russian invasion and bring them into class.
3. Interview a Czech
Through the internet or by other means, find a Czech who lived during the Soviet invasion, interview that person through email, in person...
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