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. Model Raft
Build a model raft like the one you think might be used by Heyerdahl on the expedition.
2. Phrase List
Make a list of at least ten words or phrases the men would need to learn to accomplish the mission. Translate the words into Spanish.
3. Heyerdahl's Journal
Start a journal regarding the trip from Heyerdahl's point of view.
4. Three Hour Tour
Watch episodes of Gilligan's Island to see how the castaways lived.
5. Pirate Artistry
Draw a picture of the perfect pirate. Include the pirate's...
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