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. Movie Mistakes
"Rumble Fish" has been made into a movie. Ask your parents/teacher for permission to watch the 1970s version of the movie. Compare it to the novel. Present your findings to the class. Be sure to include things that are loyal to the story and things that are left out of the adaptation. Also include how this film, which was made in the 1970s, could have been updated for the current time frame. Include your opinion as to whether you agree with the...
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