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. Headlines from The Easter Parade
Choose three chapters from The Easter Parade and "sell" potential readers on the novel based upon headlines you create from each chapter.
2. Journal Entry
Write a journal entry from Emily's point of view at any age of her life.
Write a letter as if you're Emily writing to Sarah. Make up something to tell Sarah that didn't happen in the book.
4. You're the Author
Choose any scene from the book and rewrite it, using your own style.
5. Film Version...
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