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. Writing a Fable for the Future
Have the students write a short story about how they think the world will change in the next ten years.
2. Choose an Animal to Save
Have students write a report about their favorite animal and then figure out ways they can help this animal to stay healthy and happy in the world - i.e. wildlife programs, etc.
3. The Horror of DDT
Have students research the toxic effects of DDT on the body, where it might be used today...
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