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. Travel Brochure
Prepare a travel brochure using pictures found or drawn from the former Czechoslovakia to share with the class and encouraging people to visit the countries it has become.
2. Character Description
Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from the book. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.
Write a poem you think Tamina might have written in this book and explain where and why she would have written this poem.
Create a timeline including illustrations...
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