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. Set Design
Create a miniature model of the set of The Square Root of Wonderful. How would it look? Build or sketch the farmhouse and the rooms where the scenes take place. What colors would be used to create the familial atmosphere. Be original.
Draw blueprints of the house that John has envisioned for Mollie, Paris, and himself. Include the special designs he has in mind for Paris.
3. Town Newspaper
Write the headlines for the town newspaper. Include an article on how Philip Lovejoy...
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