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
Use sayings from the story and play Wheel of Fortune. This can be done with construction paper. Have one student play Vanna and turn the letters. Play in teams and collect points.
Draw a map of the town of Yellow Sky. Be sure to include the train station, Main Street, the bar and Jack's house.
3. Western Film
Could this story be a film? Discuss how it could be shot. What sets would you need? What costumes would you need? How many...
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