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. Charlie's Armor
Create a costume that might have been worn by Charlemagne.
2. Castle Portrait
Draw a picture of the castle at Saragossa.
Create a crossword puzzle using the names of the characters in the book.
4. Ye Olde Filme
Watch a movie based in medieval times.
5. Ren Faire
Attend a renaissance fair with family and friends.
6. Mock Battle
Act out one of Charlemagne's battles in Spain.
7. Orchard Trip
Spend an afternoon at an orchard and learn about the trees and fruit.
8. Roland Trivia
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