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. We need you!
McCall's stepfather was Navy. Create a flyer or brochure promoting recruitment for more soldiers.
2. Help, I switched schools and I don't fit in!
McCall finds himself the new kid again as he is switched from the white junior high to the black junior high in his neighborhood. In small groups, make a list of what would make you feel welcome and comfortable at a new school. Now get a box and put in some items to make a welcome kit, and then...
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