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 Life of Beggars
Find a copy of The Threepenny Opera and view it as an example of the lives of the poor. Although this musical is set during the reign of Queen Victoria, it will give an idea of what it is like to be poor and oppressed.
2. Picture Paris
Find photographs of Paris and make a collage on the classroom bulletin board.
3. Hear the Music
Find and play in class recordings by Edith Piaf and Josephine Baker to hear the kind of popular...
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