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. Folk Tales and Legends
Read a variety of folk tales and legends, and compare and contrast them to this tale in a short essay.
2. Write Your Own Tale
Using the tales you read in the first activity, write your own folk tale or legend.
This story takes place in Polynesia. Research Polynesian history and culture, and present your findings to the class in a five-minute presentation.
4. Polynesian Music
Listen to this culture's music. Write a short essay describing the music, interpreting the music's meaning...
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