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. Critique the Book
Pretend that you are reviewing the book for a magazine or newspaper. How would you critique the book? How could the book be improved?
2. The ABCs of Ordinary People
Create a book with each page representing a letter of the alphabet. On each page, think of something from the novel that starts with that letter and draw a picture to go with it. For example, for the letter "A" you could use the word "accident" and draw a picture of Jordan's boat...
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