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. Cast a Movie Version of the Book
Imagine you're casting a movie version of One for the Money. Determine which actors and/or actresses you would cast in any six of the following roles: Stephanie Plum, Joe Morelli, Ranger, Grandma Mazur, Benito Ramirez, Jimmy Alpha, Lula, Lonnie Dodd, Connie Rosolli, Vincent Plum, Helen Plum, and Eddie Gazarra. Be prepared to present your cast and why you chose them to the rest of the class.
2. Design a Map of Stark Street
Make a map of Stark...
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