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. Cook a Sheep's Head
Do some research to learn how to prepare Dangerfield's favorite meal--Sheep's Head--and share the process with the class.
2. THE GINGER MAN Soundtrack
Research the music of the mid-20th century, especially in Ireland, and create a CD to share with the class.
3. Write a Film Script
Write a movie script from the novel.
4. Dinner with J.P. Donleavy
Imagine that you could have dinner with J.P. Donleavy and some of the characters from the novel. Where would you have it...
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