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. Samurais and Catholics
Divide the class into two groups, samurais and Catholics. Ask them to research their group's beliefs and ideas then debate why their way of life is better for the people of 17th century Japan.
Write Shusaku Endo's biography.
3. Design a Front Cover
Design a front cover for a book including a blurb.
4. Modern Adaptation
Choose a scene from the book, and with your classmates, adapt it into a modern setting. Perform your scene in front of the class.
5. Tourist Brochure
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