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. Philosophical Jeopardy
Create approximately 30 questions and answers for an in-class jeopardy game for students to play. There should be several different categories and different point amounts based on the difficulty of the question. Topics for the categories may include: philosophical tenets of Rousseau, Hobbes, and Locke. Students should break into two teams to play. Whichever team has the most points at the end wins.
2. Critic for a Day
Students should post a critique of the book on an online website, such as amazon.com, barnesandnoble...
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