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. Irish Independence
Ask students to debate the cause of Irish independence. Ask students whether their families have had any direct experience of the Troubles, and British/Irish tensions. What is at the heart of the opposition?
2. Epigrammatic Wit
Read some of Wilde's epigrams and ask students to write their own epigrammatic or aphoristic sayings.
3. Civilized Contention
Ask students to argue a hot-button issue in the most civilized and yet most biting way they can. See if they can turn disagreement into an art form and...
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