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. Movie Night
Watch the movie after the book has been read. Bring popcorn and drinks for a total movie night experience. Compare the movie to the book.
2. Map It
Map a route from Memphis, Tennesee to New Orleans, Louisiana. Take lots of back roads and plan your stops for gas and meals carefully.
3. Mafia Name
Select your own mafia name, like the intimidating Barry the Blade from The Client. Explain to the class why you selected that particular name for yourself.
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