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. Treasure Map of Jackson's Island
Create a map of Jackson's Island, using information from the novel. Draw a treasure map leading to a treasure buried on the island, using secret codes and other techniques Tom Sawyer might use. Include explanations of your codes.
2. Eulogy for Tom
Write a eulogy for Tom Sawyer to read at his funeral before he reveals that he's alive.
3. Tour of the Caves
You're a tour guide giving guided tours of the famous caves where Tom and Huck found their treasure...
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