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. The Wild, Wild West
Based on the book's setting, choose 3 things that you found interesting about the West in the 1800s. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
2. Interview with a Narrator
Write out an interview with Mark Twain, including both the questions and his responses. Use the information in the book to help speculate on his answers and outlook on life.
3. Word Association
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