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. Character Portrait
Draw a portrait of Alex, Joanna, Mariko, or Wayne in any media.
2. Television Reporter
As a television reporter, provide a detailed description with interviews of what was done to Alex and Joanna.
3. Short Script
Write a short script of the scene where Joanna kills Rotenhausen or of Chelgrin telling Joanna what happened and have the students act it out.
4. Character Pictures
Have everyone bring in pictures cut from magazines that illustrate their idea of what Alex, Joanna, Peterson, Rotenhausen, Mariko, and Wayne looks...
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