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. News Parallels
Bring in an article from the newspaper that has a story that reminds you of something that happens in the book.
2. Travel Brochure
Using the information from this book, have the students create a travel brochure for New York.
3. Art in Multiple Mediums
Create a piece of art in any medium that portrays one of the basic themes of the book. Have different groups do different themes, and then have the class view all the different works.
4. The Empire State Building
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