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. Create a collage of Mr. McTeague and Trina's wedding.
Gather wedding magazines and cut out pictures to create a collage. Design the reception hall in which Trina and Mr. McTeague's celebration is held.
2. Recreate the picnic in which Mr. McTeague and Marcus visit the family.
Dress up in a character of that period. Bring in a picnic dish to share.
3. Garage Sale.
In Chapter 14, when the McTeagues are faced with financial ruin, they have a sale to raise money and clear out items so they...
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