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. Create a Diorama
Have students create a diorama of any scene in the story. A shoebox could be used to create a small scene or a larger box for a larger scene. Encourage the use of various materials, including clay and paper.
2. Act It Out
Have students act out any scene from the book.
3. Come to Harvester
Have students create a travel brochure encouraging visitors, businesses, and new families to Harvester.
4. Write a Poem
Have students write a poem about any scene or character from...
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