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. Pool Tournament
Divide the class into pairs and have the students compete against each other in a game of pool. The winning teams go on to compete with one another until there is one team remaining.
2. S.E. Hinton in Another Light
Read another book by author S.E. Hinton and compare/contrast it to That Was Then, This Is Now
3. Famous Hitchhiker
Each student imagines they are a famous person who is hitchhiking. Other students take turns being the 'driver' who asks questions about...
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