Fun Classroom Activities
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. Research your own family tree
Russell has done extensive research to piece together his childhood. Research your own family tree and share some fun facts with the class!
2. Make a map of Russell's various childhood homes
Russell moves around a lot as a child. Make a visual representation of his childhood homes to be present to the class.
3. Compare and Contrast another book by Russell Baker
What else has Russell Baker written? Choose one other work, or...
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