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.
Create a journal from the point of view of Mike.
Recreate a courtroom scene, acting out the various parts in the room such as judge, defendant, jury, victim, and lawyers.
3. Movie Viewing
Watch a murder movie set in the 1990s and compare the culture you see with the book.
4. Gender Bender
Take two characters of opposing genders in The Story of Mankind and switch them. Discuss how this will affect their behavior, thinking, and subsequent action.
Sketch your favorite scene from the...
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