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. Create a Dish Like Mercy
Mercy loves to cook in the story. With the permission and help of your parents, like Mercy did, make your favorite snack or meal and bring it in to share with your classmates. Be sure to also bring in a complete list of the ingredients in your dish, in case any of your fellow students are allergic to any foods.
2. Put Yourself in Mercy's Place
Imagine if you were Mercy and you were dying and had a small child. What...
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