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. Interview a veteran
Interview a World War II veteran. Use at least 10 questions you write about what it is like to be part of such an event. Get to know more about the person and the war.
2. Dear Diary
Write a journal entry for either Selena or Ginnie from the story, Just Before the War with the Eskimos. What is the rest of their day like? How do they describe each other as tennis partners and friends?
3. New titles
Rewrite the story titles. Why do...
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