The Pillow Book of Sei Sh¯onagon, Translated [from the Japanese] and Edited by Ivan Morris Fun Activities

Sei Shōnagon
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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. Create a List

Shonagon liked to make lists of things. Write your own list in the style of Shonagon's lists. You could make a list of hateful things, delightful things, poetic things, etc. Your list could be about anything, but it should follow Shonagon's style of writing in that she occasionally elaborated on certain items on the list.

2. History Report

Research the time period in which Shonagon lived. Write a research paper describing Japan at the time. Include information about the government, the culture, and...

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