The Playboy of the Western World Fun Activities

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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. Couplings

Students will write a brief comparison of Pegeen's married life with Shawn to her potential married life with Christy. Students will read these aloud, contributing to discussion on Pegeen's choices for marriage.

2. Me Talk Irish One Day

Students will write a page of dialogue between themselves and a friend or family member mimicking the dialect apparent in Synge's play. Students will describe their choices after presenting the dialogue to the class.

3. The Games

Students will design games to test the strength of the Playboy...

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