If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? Fun Activities

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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. The Writer's Style

Bombeck was renowned for observing the everyday in a humorous light. Using her as an example, write your own essay about some of the everyday absurdities you encounter. Make sure to focus on her use of exaggeration, her lack of aggressiveness, and her ability to create an intelligent sounding essay out of humor and observation.

2. The Time Line

For many years, Bombeck allowed readers into her family by relating the events that occur as her children grow up. Using "If Life Is...

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