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. Board Game
Students will work in assigned groups and make a board game based on the events from the novel. They may have penalty cards for inappropriate activity or decisions. Decorate the board according to the novel. Since baseball plays a significant part of this novel, students may make a baseball type board game. They may have questions from the novel for a single, double, triple, home run, etc. Have them let their imaginations go and come up with something unique. Make sure to have...
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