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. Draw from memory
After reading Michael's description of Hanna's apartment, make a sketch of what you think it might look like. Compare and contrast your sketches with other members of the class.
2. Coal research
Do some research on how coal was used in the 40s and 50s to heat European homes. Write a paragraph about your findings and present it to the class.
3. Creating the streetcar conductor's outfit
Find an image which replicates Hanna's streetcar conductor uniform, and try to recreate it using old clothes...
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