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. Illustrated Cover
Create an illustrated cover that best depicts the novel.
2. Word Search Puzzle
Make a word search puzzle using words taken from Webb's descriptions of the Vietnam War.
3. Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article describing the battle in the cemetery where Snake and Hodges are killed.
4. Write a Eulogy
Write a eulogy of two paragraphs honoring Robert E. Lee Hodges.
5. Slide Show
Make a powerpoint slideshow of the key events in the novel. Include authentic photos of the Vietnam War if possible and a...
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