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. And That's What Happened....
Imagine you are the newspaper reporter assigned to write the story surrounding the Mr. Byrnes, including the charges against Mr. Byrnes, the efforts undertaken to locate him and the final resolution of Mr. Byrnes' capture. Your task is to write a well-rounded, unbiased article that presents the facts, as well as the implications of the many events that surrounded Byrnes' eventual imprisonment.
2. The Characters Involved
Pick any five of the characters that Crutcher portrays in the story. For each character, identify...
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