The Open Boat Fun Activities

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Fun 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. Changing Genres

In groups of 2 or 3, choose a scene from the short story to rewrite slightly to fit into a different genre. Act out your scene for the class.

2. Time to Mime

In groups of 3 or 4, choose a scene and silently act it out. Your classmates will guess which scene you have chosen.

3. Forming Friendships

Pick a character, and write a poem from them to another character.

4. Calling Crane

Find a story with a similar plot and summarize it to present to the class.

5. Modernizing...

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