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. Acting presence
Write each character's name on a piece of paper. Almost like charades, have a student act out this person but the actor can talk. However, the actor cannot mention names or places that give away the answer.
2. Suspense stories
Have each student write a fictional suspense short story, in the style of James Bond.
3. Field trip to the jewelers
Have each student visit an upscale jewelry shop and report on how they are received. The student take note of which shop, what the...
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