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 Crossword Puzzle
Create a crossword puzzle using characters and places in the story.
2. Act Out a Scene
Act out your favorite scene with a small group. Choose a student from your class to represent each character. Explain the choices.
3. Do a Character Study
Do a character study on your favorite character. Give the reason for your choice.
4. Read Sandford's Biography
Read a biography on author John Sandford and his other occupation.
5. Start a Discussion Group
Start a discussion group about important books. Vote...
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