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. Author Study
Have students research David Malouf. Ask them to create a depiction (in words or pictures) of the author, especially the aspects of his life that seem to "fit" with the novel.
2. Character Collage
Pick a character from Remembering Babylon and create a collage representing his/her personality. Use magazines and artwork to create your collage. Be sure to select pictures and text that clearly demonstrate the character's traits as presented in the novel. Your collage should be no smaller than a piece of...
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