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. Northeast United States Travelogue
Create a travelogue about the northeast United States, the setting for the story. Choose a specific state or region and be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
2. Straw Hat Day
Take some inspiration from Canoe and bring in straw hats and decorations so that students can design and decorate. Create categories such as Zaniest, Most-Like-Carmen Miranda, etc. in order to award prizes.
3. Dinner with the...
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