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. Letter from the wife
Have students write a letter from the wife of Chick's father to Chick, explaining in her own words how she felt about Chick and his family.
2. Baseball Field
Make an art project in any style the student prefers of the baseball field where the narrator met Chick Benetto.
3. Baseball Card
Have students create sample baseball cards for themselves, including a picture on one side and a list of stats on the other. The stats do not necessarily have to be baseball...
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