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. Write a Poem
Write a poem that draws on one of the central themes of the novel (for example: racism, censorship or freedom of thought).
Make a diorama of one of the following scenes:
1) Gordon and the other students walking out of Nora's class.
2) The debate between Matthew Griswold and Kent Dickenson.
3) Reporters swarming in on the school.
4) Steve Turney's speech at the town hall.
3. Protesting Sign
Design and draw/paint a sign as if you were protesting the censorship of the novel.
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