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 to the co author
Write a letter to Lila Perl. Ask her why she chose to help Marion Blumenthal write her memoir.
2. Drawing Activity
Draw a scene from the book. Answer these questions: Why did you choose to draw that scene? What role did the scene play in the book?
3. Short Story
Write a short story about what you think Marion Blumenthal did after writing "Four Perfect Pebbles".
4. Comparison Activity
Compare yourself to one of the people in the book. Discuss how you are...
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