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. Visit a Shipyard
Visit a local shipyard to get a feel for the size and scope of a traditional passenger ship. If not possible, take a virtual tour online.
2. Build a Model
Build a model ship based on the one in the story.
3. Visit an Island
Visit a nearby island to get a sense of what it might be like to live on one, even for a short time.
4. Create a Collage
Create a collage of things that would typically be found on a tropical...
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