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. Watch the Movie
Into The Wild is available on DVD. Get a copy and show it in class and discuss how it rates with the book.
2. Plan a Survival Kit
Each student will bring to class a brown paper grocery bag. On the outside it is labeled SURVIVAL KIT. Inside the bag are 3x5 index cards each labeled with an item the student would take along on a wilderness trip for one month. The class will select the best kit from the group.
3. Ask an...
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