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. A Poem for Mary
Write a poem for Mary using any style you prefer. Be prepared to share your poem with the class.
2. Author Biography
Do an internet search on the author of this novel, Anita Shreve. What is her background? What other books has she written? Where does she live? What other information can you discover about her? Share your information with the class.
3. Word Scrambler
Mix up 10 words from Strange Fits of Passion, including character names, location, themes, central images, and give to...
This section contains 608 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)