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. Design a Game
Design a board (or other type) of game that portrays the book's events as a whole or a single chapter or section of the book. Be thorough in your use of details from the book and creative in your incorporation.
There are many places and people named in Children of the Mind. Design a crossword incorporating these places and people. Define the places or people in the clues for the crossword and have the names as the answers.
3. Picture Book
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