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 using quotes from the text.
2. Research the Author
Research other works of Cohen and write a 1-2 paragraph summarizing reviews of his works.
3. Dress Up
Have each student come to class dressed as their favorite character from Beautiful Losers. Have them explain their choices.
4. Author Flip
Choose your favorite scene from the novel and and rewrite it in a different tone. Then write a short paragraph explaining your choice.
5. Show and Tell
Bring in a...
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