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. Book Talk
Use a digital video recorder to film a five-minute book talk on this book and present it to your class.
Provide an oral or written summary of this book for the class.
3. Letter to the Author
Write a letter to the author of this book telling her how you felt as you were reading this book and what you liked about it.
Create a symbol for Opal and explain why you believe this symbol represents this character.
5. Artist Rendering
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