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. Tai ch'i Demonstration
Invite someone to come to class and demonstrate the exercises known as Tai ch'i. Discuss its effects on health.
2. Chinese Astrology
Invite a Chinese astrologer to come to class and explain the difference between the Chinese version of astrology and the Western concept.
3. Arabic Writing
Reproduce a sample of Arabic calligraphy on a poster and hang it up in the classroom.
4. Religious Symbols
Make poster-sized representations of religious symbols (the sign of the fish, the crescent moon and star, the Star of...
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