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. Northern and Southern New Mexico
Ask students to use their favorite information source (i.e., library, Internet, travel magazines or guides) to conduct a search for a photo depicting an interesting site in Northern New Mexico, and a second photo depicting an interesting site in Southern New Mexico. Advise them to be prepared to share their findings with their classmates, and to state what inspired them to select their photos.
2. Menu Re-Creation
In the story, Rocio delivers menus to hospital patients on regular diets. Ask...
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