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. Senses List
Just before Lynn dies, Katie sits still for a while and makes a list of all the things she sees and hears. Have the students do this for a few minutes. Share the lists and discuss what kinds of feelings they gave you.
Katie makes an altar for Lynn out of a box with some of her favorite possessions. Have the students follow this criteria and make an altar for themselves.
3. The Shirondas
Split the class into groups and have each group...
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