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. Rewrite the book.
Divide the class into four groups and assign each group one of the book's four chapters. Each group's aim is to develop a short comic strip that summarizes the chapter.
2. And the Winner is...
Choose ten students to be the principal members of the class and ask them to imagine they are all competing for a sackful of money. Their task is to write a speech explaining why they deserve the money. After they have delivered their speeches, the other students should...
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