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. Changing Genres
In groups of 2 or 3, choose a scene from the novel to rewrite slightly to fit into a different genre (for example, create a romantic atmosphere between Anita and Jean-Claude, excluding the paranormal aspect of the novel). Enact your scene for the class.
2. Time to Mime
In groups of 3 or 4, choose an action scene (i.e. the events at the caves or the battle at the Circus of the Damned) and silently act it out. Your classmates will guess which scene you have chosen...
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