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.
Create a journal from the point of view of Azato.
Recreate your own dojo, dressing up in karate apparel and decorating it with accessories.
3. Movie Viewing
Watch a karate movie and compare the moves you see with the book.
The painter Hoan Kosugi was well known during his time period. Do some research and find some examples of his beautiful designs. How are they traditional? How are they original?
Sketch your favorite scene from the book, using details in the text...
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