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. Travel Brochure
Prepare a travel brochure on Burgdorf to share with the class encouraging people to visit this town.
2. Character Description
Write a physical, emotional, and relational description of two characters from Floating in My Mother's Palm. Add a portrait to go along with your written description.
Create a timeline including illustrations of the events from Floating in My Mother's Palm. Include a map showing the locations of where the story took place.
Read another book by Ursula Hegi. Write a comparison and...
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