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. Travel agent.
Talk a couple with children into going to Cosimo's hometown for vacation.
You are a journalist with People magazine. Write out an interview with Cosimo.
You are a journalist with People magazine. Write out an interview with Biagio.
You are a journalist with People magazine. Write out an interview with the Cavalier.
Have the class write a song that one would sing in praise of trees.
6. Trivia game.
Create trivia questions about the novel in different categories. Split students...
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