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. Hannukah Celebration
Hold a Hannukah celebration with the class. Explain each of the symbols involved and the background story to the ceremony. Have the students write about what kind of insight they gave them into Anne's culture.
2. Secret Santa
Have the students draw names of their fellow students out of a hat. Instruct them each to make a hand-crafted and personalized gift like the ones Anne made for all the people in the house on Hannukah.
3. A Day in the Life
Have the students take...
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