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. One-act Play
Create a one-act play of the flashback to the summer's end party.
2. Drawings of Characters
Draw caricatures of the main characters and then have students guess who the drawing represents. Some characters to include: Melinda, Rachel, Ivy, Mr. Freeman, Hairywoman, Mr. Neck, Principal Principal, IT( Andy), Heather and David.
3. Melinda's Closet at School
Draw a plan, including the furniture and decorations of Melinda's closet at school. Draw a second one to represent what you would do with a similar closet.
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