Dreams of Joy: A Novel Fun Activities

Lisa See
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 140 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Chinese Clothing

Have the class wear traditional Chinese clothing to school one day.

2. Chinese Food

Have Chinese food for lunch one day.

3. Chinese Speaker

Bring a Chinese person to class to talk about the country.

4. Drawings of Characters

Draw or find magazine pictures that you think represent your idea of the following characters: Joy, Pearl, May, Z.G. Tao, Kumei, Auntie Hu, Yong, Sung-Ling, Samantha, Sam, Dun, Ta-Ming, and Ping-Li.

5. Book Review

Write a book review of "Dreams of Joy" for the New York Times...

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