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. Family Tree
Create a colorful family tree showing Frank McCourt's lineage. Trace the tree back as far as you can based on what is given in the book.
2. Cartoon Strip
Choose any chapter in "Angela's Ashes" and create a cartoon strip illustrating what is happening in that chapter.
3. Chapter 1 Narrative
Rewrite Chapter 1 of "Angela's Ashes" in the first-person point of view of either Angela or Malachy. Describe their feelings coming to America, meeting each other, having their children, and then returning to Ireland.
4. Ireland Poem...
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