Fun Classroom Activities
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. American Thinkers
What contemporary American thinkers would you profile if you were Isaiah Berlin today?
2. Foxes and Hedgehogs
Who besides Tolstoy is a fox who sees value in being a hedgehog? Which teachers do these terms apply to? Which students, writers, philosophers do they apply to?
3. Metaphorical Animals
Berlin uses the fox and the hedgehog as metaphors for aspects of Tolstoy's personality. What other animals can you think of to express the opposite sides of Tolstoy's personality?...
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