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. Lost in Yonkers
Research Yonkers, NY. Write a one-page essay explaining the history of Yonkers, as well as other interesting information about the city.
2. New York City
Yonkers, NY is located north of New York City. Research what life was like at this time in this famous city, and write a short essay to present your findings.
3. Bella's Needs
Bella is a character with special needs. Research what education and assistance was available to those with disabilities and the families of those with disabilities in...
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