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. Modern Chorus
This is a recurring opportunity that keeps the students creatively involved and competitive throughout the analysis of the play, and can be done after reading each section.
Divide the class randomly into groups of between 3-5 students. Have the students work together, outside class, to create a "modern" retelling of the chorus's ode at the end of Part 1. This can be done via chant, poem, song, etc. Do a competition in-class, with the group voted as having the best modern chorus receiving extra...
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