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.
There are many different nicknames given to the characters in this book. Have the students choose a nickname for themselves that would fit their personality and abilities.
2. Movie Time
Watch one of the film versions of this historical story. Have the students write about which parts best showed what they imagined while reading the book.
3. Chapter Titles
Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the chapters from the book. Have each group create a name and illustration for their assigned...
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