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. Publish or Perish
Imagine that you are a literary agent trying to sell A Savage Place to a publishing house. Write a persuasive synopsis of the novel that highlights all the reasons it will be a best selling detective novel.
2. Time Line
Create a time line, complete with pictures, of the most important events in the novel. Present it to your class with an explanation of how the time line impacts the tone and pace of the story.
3. Break Candy's Story
Imagine you are the...
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