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. Illustrated Cover
Make an illustrated cover for Old Yeller from a favorite scene.
2. Dog Training Video
Watch a dog training video and compare it to the training Travis uses on Old Yeller in the beginning of the novel.
Make a diorama of Travis hanging over the wild hogs to mark them.
4. Watch Cujo and Old Yeller
Watch the two movies of Cujo and Old Yeller and compare the hydrophobia symptoms.
5. Veterinarian Exam
Pretend to be a veterinarian...
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