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. Create Your Own Game
Have students create their own imaginary game, much like the Egypt Game, with a setting, characters and props.
2. Make a Map
Have students create a map of the town where the story is set, based on descriptions provided in the novel.
3. Create Hieroglyphics
Divide students into groups and have them create hieroglyphics. Have them write messages to each other in their system of hieroglyphics.
4. Create Grave Goods
Have students imagine they are important figures in ancient Egypt. They can make a...
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