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. Act It Out
Choose a favorite scene from "Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War", and act it out.
2. Advertise with Posters
Create a poster advertising "Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War". Pick a favorite character or scene to recreate.
3. Board Game
Create a board game based on the events in "Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War". Use the characters as game pieces and the different settings in the game.
4. Write a Poem
Write a poem about...
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