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. Statues Game
Play statues just as the kids in the novel. Each student pick the kind of statue they want to be and then see how long they can hold the position without falling over or laughing.
Look up what Guavas are and write a one page paper explaining what the fruit is and where it grows.
3. Dominican Republic
Research the Dominican Republic. In teams of four find out more about the island and share with each other in a group.
4. Cuban Missile Crisis...
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