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. Boat Poster
Create a poster that shows the different types of rowing boats.
2. Rowing Since the 1984 Olympics
Research rowing since "The Amateurs" was written. Learn how well the Americans have done in the sport in the Olympic games since 1984. Prepare a written or oral report discussing what you learned.
3. The Place to Row
Research the best places for rowers to practice. Imagine that you are a rower, and write about the place you would choose to live and the facilities that you would use to...
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