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. Commedia Masks
When studying the lesson plan relating to the comparison of characters to that of commedia dell'arte, students may be given the opportunity to create, with paper mache, their own commedia masks to represent the characters. These masks can be employed in several of the following exercises.
2. Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the play. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the character, whether the character is fat...
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