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. Letter home
During the Great War, there was censorship. Soldiers felt the news was not really being told. Students will write a letter home as a soldier in the war to describe how they really felt about what was going on.
Students will study and act out the Canadian Crucifixion mentioned in "Myth, Ritual, and Romance."
Students will write a poem, in any style, about life in the trenches as a soldier during the Great War.
Students will create a collage based...
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