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. Charley Goddard's Letters
Read the real letters that Charley Goddard wrote during the Civil War located at this web address: http://www2.smumn.edu/deptpages/~history/civil_war/newpage21.htm.
2. Minnesota Travelogue
Create a travelogue about Minnesota, the setting for parts of this book. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
3. Gods and Generals
A movie entitled Gods and Generals was released in 2007 and covers many important events in...
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