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.
Create a diorama of the Sargent farm. Use unique materials and remember to keep all items size proportionate.
Create a collage with pictures from magazines and the Internet that depicts a theme of the novel.
Create a model of one of the large ships or the smaller boats used by the characters in this book. Use any materials readily available.
Write a poem that describes life on the frontier in 1743.
The author provides a unique song at the beginning of...
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