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. Vietnam Timeline
Research each year of the Vietnam war. Make a time line or graph showing how sentiment towards the war shifts from beginning to end.
2. Count the Calories
Emmett and Sam eat junk food regularly. Locate the instances where junk food consumption is happening. What are the characters thinking as they are eating? Is there a common thread during times of eating badly?
3. Viet Nam Memorial
Research the Vietnam Memorial. Who designs it? What is the reason for the design? How does the design...
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