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. It Was a Cold and Stormy Night
Imagine you are a newspaper reporter and are assigned to cover the rescue mission of the two vessels - a coaster and an anchored schooner - that is being undertaken by young lads from a training vessel. Write your story being sure to include your interview with young Jim, who had been training with the other boys, but was not aboard the cutter.
2. I Have a Dream
Imagine you are Jim. All of your life you have dreamed...
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