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. Spanish Glossary
Create a list of Spanish words that were used throughout the course of the novel and create a glossary of their translations into English.
2. Pig Farm
Many of the characters in this novel grew up living on a pig farm. Do some research and write an essay explaining what a day in the life of a pig farmer would be like and present it to the class.
3. Alternate Ending
Have students write a scene giving the novel an alternate ending. What might they...
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