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. Create a Timeline
Create a timeline for Jazmin's life based on the information given in the book.
2. Make a Model
Draw or construct a model of Jazmin's neighborhood.
Contact local police or sheriff's department to set up a time for them to talk to students about drug use. Also ask if they have a pair of "drunk" glasses they can bring for students to experience the feeling of being drunk or high as Jazmin was when she skipped school and smoked marijuana.
4. Keep a...
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