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. A Life in Poems
Have the students write some poems that show the progression of their lives from the beginning of the school year until now.
2. Historical Figure Reports
Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the main historical figures from this book. Have each group prepare a short report and presentation on that person.
3. Carver Inventions
Have the students compile a list of inventions that they use during a typical day that came about because of the research and work...
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