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. Other genres
Research the author's different genres used in his work and write 1-2 paragraphs summarizing your findings.
3. Read in Russian
Read an excerpt of the book in its original Russian in class.
4. Russian Messenger series
Read another book in the Russian Messenger series.
5. Dress as a character
Have each student come to class dressed as their favorite character in the book.
6. Rewrite a scene
Choose your favorite scene and...
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