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. Crossword Puzzle
Since A Passage to India takes place in Chandrapore, India, there are a number of words that may be unfamiliar to the reader. One example is a tum-tum, which is a two-wheeled, one-horse cart. Develop a crossword puzzle, using the names of places, people, and unfamiliar terms within the novel. Define the terms in the clues.
2. Trial Play
Assign a role of someone in the courtroom to each student in the class. Each student should learn their speaking or non-speaking role, then the...
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