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. Book Design
Design a book cover for The Reivers. You should include a description of the story on the back and some comments that promote the book.
2. Southern Colloquialisms
Go through the book and extract all the southern colloquialisms. With a friend write a dialogue between the two of you that uses the colloquialisms.
3. Word Association
With a partner say a word or name that relates to the book, for example a character, and see how many words you associate with that word. The first...
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