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. 500 Words
Write the story into 500 words.
Write a monologue of one of Holmes' victims just before he or she dies.
3. Design a Front Cover
Design a front cover for the book including a blurb.
Choose a character from the novel and write his/her obituary.
5. Tourist Brochure
Write a tourist brochure on Chicago. Think about what kind of people you would like to attract to the city.
6. Your Perfect City
Write a short piece on your perfect city and why you would like...
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