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.
Split the class into groups and assign each group a different setting from the book; e.g. the school, the apartment, the crack house, the firehouse, the park, etc. Have each group create a diorama of this setting along with a description of how this setting affected the plot of the book. Arrange these dioramas in chronological order.
2. Appeal Money
Have the students create a plan that Jamal could have used to help raise the money needed for Randy's appeal.
3. Children's Books
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