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. Newspaper Clip
Bring in a newspaper clip that reminds you of a character from Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy. Be ready to present your article and explain your reasoning to the class.
Create a monologue for any character in Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy and imagine what the character sees, says, and feels.
Create a limerick about one of the characters in Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy.
Draw a scene from Ragged Dick and Mark the...
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