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. Portia's Caskets
Split the class into three groups and assign each group one of the three caskets. Have each group create an artistic display of the casket, the inscription, and the contents. Provide the class with boxes and other art supplies to complete this task.
2. Game Time
Have the students each create a game that enhances the player's knowledge of the book. Have a scheduled day to play all of these games together.
3. News Parallels
Bring in an article from the newspaper that has a...
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