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. The Blue Sword
Read "The Blue Sword" by Robin McKinley.
Create a chart that shows the hierarchy of Damarian royalty and the titles and job duties of those who served them.
Use modeling clay to sculpt Maur.
4. A Villager's Thoughts
Write how you would have felt if you were a villager in the village that was being harassed by the first two dragons that Aerin killed. Include how you felt before and after Aerin killed the dragons.
Using a plastic toy set...
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