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. Maniac Madness
Have students write a synonym for maniac on an index card. Once everyone has one, eliminate any duplicates. With the remainder of the cards, have students line up around the room placing the card and holder in varying degrees of the word maniac. Have them start with the word that is most synonymous to the word maniac and then move in degrees around the room until the last word is the word that is least synonymous. Discuss choices as the game proceeds.
This section contains 610 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)