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. Change setting
Change the setting of The Door in the Wall to modern America. What would this change about the story?
2. Myspace or Facebook
Create a Myspace of Facebook page for Redmond or Wallace.
3. Tabloid show
Write a skit for a tabloid show, like Entertainment Tonight, based on the events and characters of The Door in the Wall.
Using the events from The Door in the Wall, write a script for a newscast. The tone can be serious or humorous, but it should accurately describe events...
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