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.
Prepare a script for part of this book and perform it or a portion of it for an audience. Make sure everyone is involved, whether they have a speaking part, arrange costumes, prepare set pieces, etc.
2. Book on Tape
Find a recording of this book on tape and play it for the class. Have the students write about how it felt to hear some of these chapters told out loud in this fashion.
3. Curing Janie's Problems
Have the students create a list of all...
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