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.
Choose several of the pivotal scenes from the play and have students create a tableaux for each of the scenes. For example, students may choose to portray the scene in which Jim beats Dave with the mule bone or the scene in which Mrs. Taylor and Joe Lindsay argue. Their arrangement of characters should follow the stage directions and reflect the mood of each character.
2. Set Design/Scene Design
Have students draw their image of what the general store and the church might look...
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