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. The Life of a Heron
Have students write up a short one page report about blue herons, what they are, if they are endangered, where they are located, etc.
2. Finding a Place to Escape
Each student should try to come up with a place where they could travel by bus from their home in order to escape a less than desirable location.
3. Buying a Cabin
Have students look through the classified ads to see if they can find an isolated cabin which might work for...
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