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.
Working in teams of two, act out a character's identity without using any words.
2. Quiz your classmate
Create a quiz about the characters in "Eden Close" and give the quiz to another student in the class to answer.
3. Author Biography
Do an internet search on the author of this novel, Anita Shreve. What is her background? What other books did she write? Where does she live? What other information can you discover about her? Share your research with the class.
4. Word Scrambler
This section contains 649 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)