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. The English Standard
Watch the film of Peter Brook's acclaimed 1968 production of The Marat/Sade. Discuss as a class what Brook did with the source material to create such an effective staging. How does the actors' commitment to believability enhance the viewer's experience?
2. A Modern Imagining
Imagine that you are staging a modern-dress version of The Marat/Sade. Choose a character from the play and, using clippings from magazines,create a rendering of that character's costume for this hypothetical production.
3. The Marquis
The Marquis de...
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