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. Sing or Play a Sunrise/Sunset
Challenge students to sing or play an instrument in a melody that exemplifies a sunrise, sunset or some other event in nature.
2. Make a Diorama
Have students use either shoe boxes, gift boxes, shirt boxes or some other similarly sized box to create a diorama of their favorite scene from the story.
3. Live in the Valley of Silence
For ten minutes, allow students to recreate the Valley of Silence in the classroom. Remind them that there are no sounds...
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