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. Changing Genres
In groups of 2 or 3, choose a scene from the novel to rewrite slightly to fit into a different genre. Enact your scene for the class.
2. Time to Mime
In groups of 3 or 4, choose a scene and silently act it out. Your classmates will guess which scene you have chosen.
3. Verses For You
Pick a character, and write a poem from them to another character.
4. Making Another Mountain
Find a story with a similar plot and summarize it to present to the class.
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