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. Acting Out A Scene
Break the students into groups of 3 or 4. Have them pick a scene from the first three chapters to act out. Have them video tape the scene and show them in class.
Write a poem describing the Battle of Little Bighorn from Flashman's perspective. The poem can be in any style as long as it conveys Flashman's sentiments regarding the battle.
Have the students break into pairs. Have one student be the interviewer and one play a major character from...
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