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.
Make a scale drawing of a sixteen-foot skiff with an eighteen-foot marlin beside it.
2. See the Movie
If possible, find a copy of the movie The Old Man and the Sea starring Spencer Tracey. Have a discussion about how well you think the movie followed the book. Discuss who you would cast today if you were doing a re-make of the movie.
3. Map Making
Make a large map of the Caribbean with Cuba in the central part of the map. Plot how Santiago's skiff...
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