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. Write a History
Create a make-believe history of the one-eyed cat, including a picture.
2. Presentation on the Great Depression
Create a poster presentation of The Great Depression of 1930's. Include how you think Ned's family fared in the depression.
3. History of Molokai
Create a poster presentation of the history of Molokai, Hawaii. Include information about the leper colony that Father Damien worked at.
4. Daisy Air Rifle
Research the history of the Daisy Air Rifle and create a presentation with pictures. Discuss for whom you think...
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