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. Prankster Business Cards
Create colorful and imaginative business cards for the Pranksters. Students should do this in groups. After the look and design of the cards has been finalized, write creative descriptions for each Prankster's title. Then have students explain talk about what the 'straight world' would think if they received one of these.
2. Eulogy for Ken Kesey
Kind of a dark assignment but interesting. Have students write a one-page eulogy for Ken Kesey. He died in late 2001. It doesn't have to be sad, but...
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