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. Crossword Puzzle
Make a crossword puzzle using individuals and places from the book. Give specific clues that will not give away the answers to any other questions. Use at least 10 questions and answers. Trade puzzles with another student to solve.
2. Glass Castle Trivia
Divide students into groups of four and ask each group to write 10 trivia questions on "The Glass Castle". The questions should be difficult, but not impossible to answer without referring to the book. After students have written their questions and answers on...
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