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 Deanna getting caught with Tommy.
2. Drawings of Characters
Draw caricatures of the main characters and then have students guess who the drawing represents. Some characters to include: Deanna, Darren, Stacy, April, Tommy, Jason, Lee, Deanna's Dad, Deanna's Mother, and Michael.
Write letters from Deanna to the following characters: Tommy, Deanna's father, Darren, and Lee.
4. Book Review
Write a book review of Story of a Girl for the New York Times book section.
5. Dialogue with...
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