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. Name Research
Research your name (first, middle, and last) and write a short reflection (1 to 3 paragraphs) on what you learned. What does the name mean? What is its country of origin? How did you end up with that name? How does that name reflect who you are? Make a poster about your name and cultural heritage and bring it in to share with the class.
2. Life Map
Create a map of your life, identifying the important places where different events have happened. For example, you...
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