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. Getting into Character
Using butcher paper, select one of the major characters from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Draw the character to your size, making them life size. Add six important characteristics of the characters in the drawing including an enormous appetite (in Ichabod's case) or strong muscles (like Brom's). Be sure to try to make the character life-like and true to the descriptions in the story.
2. Poem Power
Write a continuation of the poem at the beginning of the story using iambic pentameter. Be...
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