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. Great Britain Travelogue
Create a travelogue about Great Britain, one of the settings for the story. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful country.
2. Mackerel Sky
Do some research on what a mackerel sky looks like and what it is. Then either draw or paint a representation of your interpretation of it to understand what the characters saw while standing under "a mackerel sky."
3. Dinner with the Author
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