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. Alfred's Family Tree
Create a family tree for King Alfred's family. Include his children in the family tree.
2. The Kingdom of King Alfred
Create a map of England at the time of King Alfred's death.
3. Battle Plan
Create a battle plan to deal with the Vikings during Alfred's reign.
4. The Alfred Jewel
Create a drawing (or sculpture) of the Alfred Jewel.
5. Goodbye, King Alfred
Write Alfred the Great's obituary.
6. The Book Cover
Design a book cover for Alfred the Great that reveals the type of...
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