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. Island Deity
Create a new, less violent god for King Tamatoa's people to encounter when they first reach the island of Hawaii:
(a) Describe the rock that represents it;
(b) Assign a name to it;
(c) Describe its power or influence (often some natural phenomenon, like the sea or the volcano)
(d) Describe how it prefers to be honored.
2. Prayer-Song from Bora Bora
You will find samples of prayers and blessings to the gods in Chapter 2 of HAWAII. Using these as examples, write such a...
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