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. Mock Fashion Show
Design a mock fashion show featuring the clothes Nijo would have worn when she was a courtesan. Find clothes from magazines or online sources. You may also decide to sew or draw your own.
2. Runaway Suitcase
Make a list of what Angie would include in her bag or suitcase when she ran away to London, and why she would include each item.
3. Motherly Dialogue
Write a five-minute dialogue that Marlene would have had with her mother during their visit.
4. Dear Angie
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