Fun Classroom Activities
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. Compose a Sonnet
Imagine you're Harlan Atwater. Write a free-verse sonnet about what you imagine life is like for a Spokane Indian raised on the reservation. Be prepared to share your poem with the rest of the class.
2. Make a Diorama of Corliss's Apartment
Make a diorama to represent Corliss's apartment in "The Search Engine." Be prepared to share your diorama with the rest of the class.
3. Cast a Movie
Imagine you're casting a movie version...
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