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. Newspaper Article
Write a newspaper article about one of the events in the book.
Create a timeline of events from the book.
3. The Pilgrims' Journey
Use a map to show the Pilgrims' journey from Europe and the places where they settled in the New World.
4. Nathan Philbrick
Research the author, Nathan Philbrick, and write a short biography about him.
5. Climate Comparison
Compare the climate in New England and England.
6. Book Review
Write a book review of the book.
7. New England Then and Now
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