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. Talking Heads
There are many places in this story where what is said is very different from the character's actual opinions and feelings. Select a conversation in which this is true. In a word balloon above each character, write what was actually said. In a cloud above each character, write what you believe they were really thinking.
Select a classmate to interview and develop four or five questions to ask them about this book. Possible questions might be, "Did you have any unanswered questions...
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