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. Design a place to live
Have each student put themselves in Ish's place at the beginning of the book. What would they do after the virus attack? Would they live in the same house, as he has done, and scavenge for food? Have each student decide on where they would live and design their ideal living place. Have them take into consideration such things as food storage, water sources, protection, etc.
2. Start a tribe
Split the class into groups and have each one invent a...
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