Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World Fun Activities

Mark Kurlansky
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Fun Activities

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. Recipe for Cod

Compare the old recipes mentioned in the book with modern recipes. How do the preparation techniques differ?

2. Hook, Line, and Sinker

Make a handline fishing rig based on how early cod fishermen made them.

3. Map Questing

Make a map of where the Basque fishermen caught their cod. Label the currents along with the oceans and countries.

4. Draw a Fish

Draw one of the cod species mentioned in the book. Label all the parts of the cod.

5. Listing

Make a list of the...

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