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. Police Blotter
Write a page of brief police updates, like those found in local newspapers, that describes the various crimes in this novel.
2. Political Cartoon
Create a political cartoon that reflects on one of the political themes of this novel.
Pretend the characters in this novel were meeting for a potluck. What would each character bring, and why?
4. Press Conference
Create a series of questions you would like to ask Irving at one of his press conferences.
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