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. The Cadence of Joyce
Many sections of the play are spoken in the sing-song vernacular of much of Joyce's writing. As a class, read some excerpts from Joyce's writing: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, The Dubliners, the early chapters of Ulysses.
At least in some respect, all artists long to provoke in some way. As a class, review the work of some particularly incendiary artists in recent years: Francis Bacon, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul McCarthy. Was it their...
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