Fun Classroom Activities
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. Fife Players
Provide the students with some plastic recorders (or have them find one and bring it to class), and teach the students a song that fits the style of what Jessie would have played while on the ship.
2. Ship Savvy
Find a diagram of the kind of ship that The Moonlight was and bring it to class to help the students better visualize the setting of The Moonlight.
3. Seamstress Skills
Have an experienced seamstress come to class and talk...
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