A Walk Across America Fun Activities

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Walking journal

Take a 45-minute walk through your neighborhood. Try to go at a time when people are outside. Interact with your neighbors that you may never have met. When you return write a short journal account of what you saw and who you met. For extra credit continue this journal once a week through the study of this book.

2. Newspaper or magazine story

Find a newspaper, magazine or online story of someone who recently made a journey similar to Peter's. Write a paragraph or...

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