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. Illustrated Cover
Make an illustrated cover for A Child Called It.
2. Word Search Puzzle
Make a word search puzzle using all the words from the book depicting punishment, emotional distress, fear, and anger.
3. Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article about Dave and his abusive mother. Include reactions of other family members, neighbors, and classmates. Remember to answer the who, what, when, where, and why questions.
4. PowerPoint Slide Show
Develop a PowerPoint slide show of the major events in Dave's life. Include a sound track if...
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