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. Portrayal of John Singer's four visitors.
Have one student portray John Singer, and four others portray his frequent visitors Biff Brannon, Mick Kelly, Doctor Copeland, and Jake Blount. First, one at a time, each of the four will get up and take center stage and tell about meeting John Singer and why they visit him so often. Then it will be Singer's turn--of course, not using sign language--he will rise and tell a little about his meetings with the characters. Much of his feelings can...
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