Fun Classroom 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. Political Commentary or Satire
Choose your medium--cartoon, short story or otherwise--and prepare a work that comments on a current political issue. Be prepared to present your project to the class.
2. Illustrate a Rakshasa
Choose a rakshasa from one of the popular texts and illustrate it according to its description. Include a quote of its description and its name with your work to help identify it.
3. Defeating a Man-eater
Make up your own story of a rakshasa, or man-eater, and how...
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