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. Wisconsin Travelogue
Create a travelogue about the state of Wisconsin. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful part of America.
2. At Home at the Italian House
Let the students create a diorama or drawing of the Italian house complete with its secret garden.
3. Dinner with the Truitt Family
Imagine that you are having the Truitt family over to dinner. Who else would you invite? What would you talk about? What...
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