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. Character Charades
Working in teams of two, act out a character's identity without using words.
2. Author Biography
Do an internet search on the author of this novel, James Patterson. What is his background? Where does he live? What other books has he written, and what makes him successful as an author? What other information can you discover about him? Share your research with the class.
3. Matching Game
Create a game in which characters' names are matched with a particular event or place in their life...
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