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. Automobile Safety
The author's father committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Create a post card that can be mailed to families about automobile safety.
2. Book Titles
The author mentions at least four books that he authored within "Telling Secrets." Each book had a specific focus. Think of yourself as a writer and come up with three book titles, as well as a one or two sentence summary of what each book would be about. For example, " 'Stories' is my book about how we all have...
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