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. Draw a Map
After reading Part I, students should be given the opportunity to draw a map of Alobar's land, Aelfric, etc. using the text as a guide. Where is Rome located in relation to Aelfric? Where is Egypt?
2. News Article
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the novel.
3. Draw a Character
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