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. Dear Diary
Have each student write a diary entry from the perspective of one of the characters from the novel, highlighting his or her reaction to or interpretation of an important event from the novel. Ask volunteers to share their entries with the class.
2. Word Search
Make a word search with key words, dates, people, events and places in the novel. Give them out to the students for a brief fun activity during their study of the novel.
3. Chronology Activity
Write down events from the...
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