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. Map of Charlotte's Journeys.
Make a map of Charlotte's journeys from all of her stories.
2. Character Description
Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of your two favorite characters from Dreams of My Russian Summers. Add a portrait to go along with your written description. Explain why they are your favorite characters and how they are similar to yourself. Characters to consider: The Narrator, Charlotte, Avdotia, Beria, The Narrator's Sister, Pashka, Norbert, Albertine, Vincent, Fyodor, Sergei, Nikolai, and Mr. Bond.
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