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. Create Joan's Shield
Based on historical documentation, Joan of Arc would have likely carried a shield into battle. Research the shield styles and materials and create your own out of materials you can find around your home. Alternatively, draw a representation of Joan's shield with a paragraph or two about what materials you would select to create the shield. Choose appropriate symbols to embellish the shield and be prepared to explain why you chose each one.
2. Movie Night
Many films have been made over the...
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