The Best American Short Stories of the Century Fun Activities

Katrina Kenison
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Fun 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. Poem Presentation

Have each student select a poem that they feel accurately portrays an incident, theme, or moment in the text. Have each student present their selection to the class.

2. Story Collage

Have each student construct a collage about one of the stories in the book. Display them and have the other students guess which story each of the collages is describing.

3. Hang Man

Choose an author, title, or person from the book (e.g. "The Rotifer" or "Nabokov") and use it to play "Hang...

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