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. Dear Diary
Have the students emulate Catherine's commitment to her diary by writing their own diaries for at least a month. The resulting work can be self-published and shared if appropriate.
2. New Hampshire Travelogue
Create a travelogue about New Hampshire, the state where Catherine Hall lived. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
3. At Home in Meredith
Let the students create a diorama or drawing of the house where...
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