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. El Dia de los Muertos
Plan a Day of the Dead celebration, including, for example, a menu, decorations, music, ceremonial dances, and so forth. If time allows, the celebration could take place in class.
Find recipes for food that might be cooked in the Southwestern U.S., in the area in which "Animal Dreams" takes place. If time allows, the food could be cooked and brought in to share with the class.
Using various forms of media (magazines, newspapers, the Internet), find pictures...
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