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.
Make a crossword puzzle of vocabulary words from Chapter 1 that are related to life and survival in the woods.
2. THE PENOBSCOT LANGUAGE--SEE WHAT ATTEAN SAW!
Collect the few Penobscot words that are used in The Sign of the Beaver. Create a glossary of words that Attean may have used in his discussions with Matt. Words that relate to survival and nature would have been useful so add these words.
3. LANGUAGE: BE POLITICALLY CORRECT
Research the word "squaw." You will be surprised--and ultimately more politically...
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