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. Fact or Fiction?
Select a phrase or sentence from the book and ask students at random whether your selected statement is fact or fiction. If the student provides the correct response, state why you are in agreement with him/her. If the student provides the incorrect response, state the correct response and explain why you disagree with him/her.
2. Notes in Bottles
Just like the note in a bottle dating back to 1894 that Sebastian Junger writes about in the opening chapter of "The Perfect Storm...
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