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. Book Cover
Design a book cover for "Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson" that reflects Emerson's beliefs in transcendentalism.
2. Interview with Emerson
Create a list of interview questions you would like to ask Emerson. Using what you know about him from the book, answer them to the best of your ability.
3. Walden Pond
Draw a design of Thoreau's home on Emerson's property.
4. Emerson's Portrait
Create a visual representation of Emerson.
5. Promoting Emerson
Create a poster to promote "Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson" at the...
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