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.
Choose a character from the novel to illustrate. Draw a picture of them and then choose a single quotation from the text that you think fits with your portrait and work it into the drawing somehow.
Write a poem in which the parrot is the central image. You may write it from one of the character's perspectives or from your own.
Choose any scene from the story and turn it into a short skit that you can perform in front of the...
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