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. Wheel of Fortune
Create a word game, "Wheel of Fortune," based on the book.
2. All Aboard
Create a passport that might have been used by George to board the ship for America. Be sure to include a picture of him on the document. The picture can be your own art or from a periodical.
3. My Funny Valentine
Write a Valentine's Day poem to Zuska from George.
4. A Bevy of Boarders
Create a scrapbook page for Dorta's six boarders. Include their names, ages, occupations, and a...
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