The Names Fun Activities

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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. Languages

Spend a class period in which students explore different languages. Assign each a statement that a world traveler might need, and have him or her do research to determine how to say the phrase in French, Spanish, German, Greek, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Chinese, and Japanese.

2. On the Map

At the beginning of the class's study of Don DeLillo's The Names, place a map at the front of the room (circa 1980) and place a mark on it for every location that James visits in the...

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