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. A Personal Perspective
Arrange a presentation with a child advocate. Have the advocate speak to the class about abuse and the system that helps those abused.
2. Helping Hands
Have students join a mentorship program involving working with kids.
3. Movies with a Theme
Watch a movie that has to deal with child abuse. Suggestions include Mystic River, Sleepers, First Born, and Mommie Dearest.
4. Child Abuse Presentation
Have students get into groups of 2-3 and create a PowerPoint (or other media) presentation based on educating others on...
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