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. Interiew Author
Write ten questions that you would ask if you could interview Susan Beth Pfeffer.
2. Moon Picture
Draw a picture of what people saw when the moon was knocked from orbit.
3. What Would You Have Done?
Discuss with a group what you would have done differently from what Alex and his sisters did after the disaster.
4. Movie Director
Imagine that you are the director of a movie based on the novel. List the actors you would choose to play the main characters.
5. Making Food...
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