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. Team Spirit!
Let's try this collaborative writing concept. Break class into groups of 5 or more. Have one person designated as the subject of the biography and one as the biographer. Have the rest of the students ask questions of the subject and take notes, then confer with the biographer to create a few paragraphs about the subject. Have fun reading the creations to the class, and have each subject respond on the accuracy of their brief "bio."
2. Shop Clerk
Rees' father opens a shoe shop...
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