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. Be a Reporter
Imagine you're reporter Anne Riordan and write an article about Velma Valento/Mrs. Grayle and the murder of Moose Malloy, the Jessie Florian murder, or the Sam Montgomery murder for Anne's newspaper.
2. Cast a Movie
Imagine you're a movie director casting a movie version of Farewell My Lovely. Which actors and actresses would you choose for each role and why? Be prepared to share your answers and the reasons you chose each actor with the rest of the class.
3. Compose an Ad...
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