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. Baseball Cards
Create baseball cards starring both Owen Meany and Johnny Wheelwright. The front of the card should show pictures of the boys in their uniforms and the back of the cards should show their physical descriptions and season statistics.
2. Play Bills
Create a poster, or playbill, for one of the two Christmas plays performed during the holiday season in the novel.
Numerous characters lose their lives through the course of the novel. Create a newspaper obituary for one of the deceased characters.
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