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. Write a Poem
The characters of RABBIT, RUN lead lives of quiet desperation, lives that drive them to maddeningly destructive behavior. Each student should choose a character from the book and write a poem from that character's point of view.
2. From the Community
RABBIT, RUN is well-regarded in part because it lends the arc of great tragedy to an unusually honest portrait of suburban small-town America. Imagine you were filming an adaptation of the novel using amateur actors. Who from the local community would you...
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