Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year Fun Activities

Esmé Raji Codell
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Fun Activities

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. Inventor Day

In the spirit of Madame Esme, bring several everyday inventions to class and ask students to research the inventions and deliver reports on them.

2. Trouble Basket

In the spirit of the "Trouble Basket," make an "Activity Basket," and ask students to submit their own fun activities. Choose one or more of the submitted activities for the class to do.

3. Marshmallow Castle

Have the class make their own historically-accurate castle from marshmallows.

4. Journal

Have students keep a daily journal like Codell. Have them write...

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