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. What Kind of Animal
Choose two or three characters from the book. Based on what you know of their personalities, what kind of animal do you think best characterizes them? Why?
2. Dido and Mrs. Potter
Dido and Mrs. Potter couldn't be more different. Create a quick skit that shows what would happen if the two women met in the grocery store. It can be funny, over-the-top, exaggerated, serious, as long as it shows the differences between the two.
3. A Job for Richard
Richard threatens to...
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