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. Character Collages
Pick a main character, then make a collage from magazine clippings, drawings, catalogs, etc. to describe the character´s personality and appearance.
2. Cartoon Plot
Pick a particular event from the story to make a short cartoon of 1-4 frames. Reinterpret the event as a cartoon so that it is humorous but is accurate to the story.
3. Object or Character Pictionary
The teacher needs to make a set of cards that each have an object or character from the story. Divide the class into...
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