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.
In the novel after Ellen's pony ride on Dolphin, she arrives home to find the other foster children making a terrarium. A terrarium is a covered planter usually made of glass that is used to grow and display plants. Have the class work in groups to make terrariums.
2. Biscuit Making
In the novel, Ellen prepares biscuits to feed to Dolphin, the pony, on her outing with him. Have the class practice math and cooking skills by preparing biscuits to enjoy during one of the...
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