The Virgin Suicides 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. Suburb Planning

Draw a plan of the Lisbons' neighborhood, labeling all of the pertinent structures.

2. House Drawing

Draw the Lisbons' home, labeling it by date--it looks different as the novel progresses.

3. Cecilia's Poem

Write a poem to fit around the couplet the boys find in Cecilia's diary.

4. Illustrated Journal

Write and illustrate a page of Cecilia's diary.

5. The Solar System

Draw--or, if you're feeling really ambitious, create a replica of--Mr. Lisbon's solar system.

6. Day of Grieving

Create an activity that might have been done during...

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