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. Create a Ranch
Create a ranch setting similar to that described in the story. Use modeling clay, sticks, paints, paper or whatever your creativity can conjure imagine.
2. Put on a Play
Put the talents of the entire class to work by putting on a play based on this story.
3. Create a Vistor's Guide
Using any page layout computer program, create a guide for visitors to any single scene of the story.
4. Map It
Draw a map of the entire region traveled by John Grady using...
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