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. Life Interest Story
Willie wrote many stories based on interesting people in his small town. Find someone that you believe has an interesting story to tell. Write a short piece on that person and lay it out newspaper style. If possible give a picture to go along with it and give it a headline. Read them in class.
2. Harry Rex's Barbecue
Harry Rex has decided to get out of the law business and begin his own barbecue restaurant where you can get a good hunk...
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