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. Character Portrait
Draw a portrait of Frank, Kevin, Olivia, Holly, Shay, Da, Ma, Jackie, Mr. Daly, and Scorcher.
2. Television Reporter
As a television reporter provide a detailed report with interviews of the arrest of Rosie's murderer.
3. Character Pictures
Have everyone bring in pictures cut from magazines that illustrate their idea of what Frank, Kevin, Olivia, Holly, Shay, Da, Ma, Jackie, Mr. Daly, and Scorcher look like. Have the class vote on the pictures and make a poster with the five winning pictures.
4. Trivia Game
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