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. Recreate a Scene
In a group, recreate a scene or two from the novel. Choose one of the following:
a) The events leading up to Pat's arrest.
b)The events leading up to Doc's move to Capitol City.
c) The events leading up to Doc's power over Lila.
2. Alternate Ending
Write a one-page alternate ending to the story.
3. Love Poem
Write a love poem from the perspective of Pat to Madeline after he finds out that she is conspiring with Bill.
4. Novel Passage
This section contains 671 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)