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. Card Games
Students will be divided in to groups of three or four. Each student chooses a character from The Naked and the Dead that were in the card game scene at the beginning of the book. The goups will act out the "card game" scene as the character the have chosen. The other students will guess which character each student is.
2. Island Model
Using the descriptions in the book, build a model of the island and the troop's camp. Be creative with the materials...
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