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. Drawings of Characters.
Draw or find magazine pictures that you think represent your idea of the following characters: Brennan, Coyote Runs, Magpie, Brennan's mother, Mr. Homesley, Bill, Dr. Tibbets and Stony. Explain why you drew or choose those particular pictures.
Write several diary entries by Brennan discussing his dreams about Coyote Runs.
3. Letter from Brennan to his father.
Write a letter from Brennan to his father explaining how he feels about him leaving.
4. Book Review.
Write a book review of Canyons for the New...
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