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. Where Is Sri Lanka?
Most of this story takes place in Sri Lanka. Draw a map of Sri Lanka, showing in what region of the world it's located. Label key cities and landmarks.
2. An Island Nation
The narrator reminisces about his life in Sri Lanka. Learn more about this island nation. Then, write a page about Sri Lanka, including its culture, climate, economy, and any facts you find interesting.
3. Coral Reefs
In the story, Mr. Salgado is a researcher studying coral reefs. Write a short...
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