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. News Article
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the poems and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class, and explain why it relates to the poems.
2. Write a Poem
Give students the opportunity to write a poem relating to the theme of loss. Students may choose to read the poem aloud for the class or write a 1-2 page paper describing their use of symbolism, imagery, and structure.
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