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. Nativity Tableau
Design a nativity tableau in the style of that of the Dos Reis sisters. Have the students bring in small figurines and photos from magazines and assemble them in groups. Later, have each group present their tableau to the class.
2. Word Search
Make a word search with key words, dates, people, events, and places in the novel. Give them out to the students for a brief, fun activity during their study of the novel.
3. Timeline Activity
Write down events from the book, general...
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