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. Character Portrait
Draw a portrait of your favorite character from the novel.
2. ABC's of Amsterdam
Create a small book with one page for each letter of the alphabet. Find one thing for each letter of the alphabet from the novel and draw a picture of it with a sentence about the role it plays in the novel.
3. Character Horoscopes
Pretend that you are able to tell the future of the characters in the novel. Pick one character and write a horoscope for them.
4. Character on...
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