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 Great Depression
Research the Great Depression, and present your findings to the class in a five-minute presentation.
2. 1930 Music
Research popular music at the time the play is written, and write an essay explaining its significance to what was going on in the culture at the time.
3. 1930s Dance
Bring a swing dance teacher into the class to teach the students a popular dance style of the 1930s.
4. 1930s Art
Research an artist or designer working in the 1930s. Create your own unique work of...
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