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. Murder Mystery
Create your own murder mystery story emulating the elements used in the novel "Sweet and Deadly."
Draw a map of the town including the important places in the novel including Catherine's house, Tom's house, the Sheriff's office, Carl's house and the old tenant shack on Catherine's property.
Illustrate a scene from the novel depicting the characters according to the details of their description of the book.
Pretend you are a casting director and "Sweet and Deadly" is going to become...
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