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 Charades
Working in teams of two, act out a character's identity without using any words.
2. Quiz your classmate
Create a quiz about the events in Heartburn and give to another student in the class to answer.
3. Author Biography
Do an internet search of the author, Nora Ephron. What is her background? What other books has she written? Where does she live? What other information can you discover about her? Share your research with the class.
4. Word Scrambler
Mix up 10 words from Heartburn--character names, settings...
This section contains 579 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)