Fun Classroom Activities
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. Create a Web Page
Students should take time to create a web page which details Mamet's methods and techniques in directing film. Students may choose to add a filmography section, and question and answer section regarding Mamet's approach.
2. Cinema versus Stage
In discussing the different qualities of the theater versus the cinema, present students the opportunity to see two adaptations of a show--in Shakespeare there are many--in which they watch a film version and a stage version and discuss the difference...
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