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. One of General Ivolgin's Stories
Throughout the novel, General Ivolgin tells untrue stories about himself. Write your own sensationalized story for General Ivolgin to tell.
2. A Secret Letter
Through the novel, the characters communicate with secret letters. Choose two characters, and write a secret letter from one to the other. Explain the significance of this letter to each character.
3. Arrange the Characters' Marriages
Marriages are an important point of contention among the characters in the novel. Make your own arrangement of marriages between the characters...
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