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. Newspaper Clippings
Bring in a newspaper or magazine article that reminds you of one of the characters or scenes in "The Book Thief". Be prepared to discuss who, or what, this article reminds you of, and why.
2. Alternate Ending
Write a scene giving the story an alternate ending. What might you change? How might the message of the story be different if certain elements of the storyline were different? Write a short report discussing your motivations for the plot changes.
3. Movie Version
Watch the movie...
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