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. Costume Parade
In the novel, there are several characters who dress differently from one another. Get together with your class-mates and plan a costume parade featuring Little Tree in his mountain clothing, Granma, Granpa, Pine Billy, the preacher, the sharecropper's daughter, and Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk.
2. A Night on the Mountain
Plan an outdoor skit to dramatize the events involving Little Tree and Granpa against Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk.
3. Little Tree gets a Date
Imagine that Little Tree persuades the sharecropper to allow...
This section contains 700 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)