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.
Draw a picture of one of the personified characters from The Praise of Folly. Bring to class and ask your classmates to guess who it is.
Research another Humanist from the time period of Erasmus. Compare and contrast the two men and share your research with your class.
3. Greek gods
Research one of the Greek gods mentioned by Folly. Read a legend about him or her.
4. Folly's Family Tree
With a classmate, draw a family tree for Folly. Include her aids and nurses...
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