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. Wheel of Fortune
Play a game of Wheel of Fortune with the class using quotes and themes from the book.
Play a game of Jeopardy with the class using quotes and themes from the text.
Have students decorate their own Bingo board in a theme from the text then play a game with the class.
4. Author Flip
Have each student rewrite their favorite story from "Baseball in April and Other Stories" in a different tone or intention than Soto's.
5. Show and Tell
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