Desert Solitaire Fun Activities

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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. Heroes

Find information on Thoreau and Emerson, and do a short comparison of their values and ideas to those of Edward Abbey, and present to the class with your examples.

2. Botany

Obtain and grow a cactus or make a small cactus garden. Note the progress and speed with which they grow (or not), their blooming season and their qualities. Figure out how they manage to live through months with no water and blistering heat.

3. Desert

Make a papier mache model of the Maze Abbey describes...

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