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. A New Look for the Book
Have each student come up with a new design for the cover of the book.
2. Planning the Movie
Were this book to be made into a movie, have students choose the actors and actresses who would play the roles as well as the director.
3. Who is Anne Lamott?
Have students write up a short biography of Anne Lamott, based on the information they can find online and in books.
4. The Diagnosis of a Brain Tumor
Have students do some...
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