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. Create a Journal
Create a journal from the point of view of one of the characters, preferably Sam Houston, Chief Oo-loo-te-ka, Andrew Jackson, or Stephen Austin.
2. Create a Movie Poster
Create a movie poster based on the characters and story line in the book. The movie can be a fictional account, movie on the life of Sam Houston, etc.
3. Create a Trivia Game
Create a Sam Houston trivia game. Use as much information from the book as possible. You may use outside resources if necessary...
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