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. Carnelle's Costume
What do you imagine Carnelle's costume looks like? Sketch and color a version of Carnelle's costume that she might wear in the beauty contest.
2. Carnelle's History
Write a paragraph of background information that somebody may want to know about Carnelle. Fictionalize it, but make sure that it makes sense when read with the play.
3. Eccentric Character
Create a character you think would work in a quirky play like The Miss Firecracker Contest. What characteristics of this character are eccentric? How will this character's...
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