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.
Use drawings or sew your own costumes which are representative of typical dress for adults and children during this time period in history.
Create one journal entry for each chapter in the novel which represents Bud's thoughts and feelings during the events of that chapter.
Write an alternate ending for this novel.
Use an old suitcase and put in it what possessions you would find as important as Bud found the possessions that he kept in his suitcase. Explain to the...
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