Fun Classroom Activities
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. Casting Activity
Imagine that you are casting characters for a movie version of the book. Make a list of actors and actresses you would use and indicate which characters they would play.
2. Interview Activity
Write ten questions that you would use if you were to interview Lou Ann Walker.
3. Map Activity
Create a map showing where the places in the book are located.
4. Timeline Activity
Create a timeline showing the events as they happened in the book.
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