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. Tectonic Plates
Using pieces of clay, a shallow pan, and water, show how the tectonic plates shifted and how this could create mountains.
Use clear alcohol, food coloring, and a soda bottle to make a wave in a bottle.
3. Mammoth Memes
Write a poem as if you were a mammoth living with your herd. Describe your first meetings with humans and how it affected your herd.
4. Boat Basics
Bring in an image of a boat from the mid-1700s to share with the class...
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