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. Reporting on the News
Pretend that you are a journalist covering the Frank Abegnale case for the newspaper. Write a series of articles in which you describe Frank's cons as if you are reporting on them as they are happening. Whenever possible, include quotations from Catch Me If You Can. If you like, prepare your articles in the form of a podcast.
2. A Modern-Day Fraud
Find a newspaper article about a recent fraud. Example: something similar to the frauds that Frank perpetrates, or another kind...
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