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. Connect the Lives
Connect the lives from Plutarch's book. Show how all the lives were connected with each other through relationships or events that are reported in the book. You can use historical figures that appeared in the book but were not profiled such as Sylla, Ptolemy, and Aristotle. Use circles with a figure's name in it and lines with the event or relationship written on it to show the relationship. Some figures might need more than one line connecting it with another figure.
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