Fun Classroom 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. Book Cover
Design a new cover for the novel. Be sure to include important symbols and/or an important scene. Also remember to include the title and the author's name.
2. Walk in Someone Else's Shoes
Use wrist and ankle weights, like Lisa does in the novel, to simulate what Willie feels like in his "new" body. Feel what it must be like to compensate for that kind of disability. Let students take turns putting the weights on their left wrists and left...
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