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 Your Own Diary
For a week's time, create a diary of living with your own family, focusing on the way people interact and what happens to you during this time. You don't have to reveal anything overly personal, but you will want to think about how it would feel if you couldn't leave your house for as long as Anne was in the Secret Annex. And then write as if three strangers were coming to live with you as well and you had to...
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