Fun Classroom Activities
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. Underground Newspaper
Start your own school's underground newspaper! Come up with a title and print one issue. Who will you have write for your paper, and what topics will you cover?
What does J.C., the baseball-playing angel, look like? Do an illustration using any medium you like and bring the angel to life.
3. All About Style
Write as Bukowski and create your own story, mimicking his style of writing, but be sure to use school-appropriate language!
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