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. What Is Your Achilles' Heel?
Billy's Achilles' heel is his tendency to stutter when stressed. What is your Achilles' heel? Write a description of your Achilles' heel, what causes it to surface, and how it affects your life.
2. A School Mutiny
Melville spends several chapters discussing and describing mutinies. A mutiny is a rebellion at sea. Have you ever witnessed or heard about a mutiny at school? Write a description of a time when you witness or hear about a school mutiny. What causes the...
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